Anatomy of the intermetacarpal ligaments of the carpometacarpal joints of the fingers.

@article{Dzwierzynski1997AnatomyOT,
  title={Anatomy of the intermetacarpal ligaments of the carpometacarpal joints of the fingers.},
  author={William W Dzwierzynski and Hani S. Matloub and J-G. Yan and Shucai Deng and James Sanger and N John Yousif},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={22 5},
  pages={931-4}
}
In this study, the structure of the retaining ligaments between the proximal metacarpal bones of the fingers was defined. Anatomic dissections were performed on 10 fresh cadavers. Four separate ligaments were found: a dorsal metacarpal ligament, a palmar metacarpal ligament, and 2 interosseous ligaments oriented in a V-shaped configuration. The V-shaped… CONTINUE READING