Wrist: annotated AP view

Case contributed by Samir Benoudina
Diagnosis not applicable


Adult wrist

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Annotated image

  1. Ulna
  2. Radius
  3. Radial styloid process
  4. Metaphysis, distal radius
  5. Metaphysis, distal ulna
  6. Ulnar styloid process
  7. Distal radioulnar joint
  8. Radiocarpal joint
  9. Scaphoid fat stripe
  10. Scaphoid
  11. Lunate
  12. Triquetrum
  13. Pisiform
  14. Intercarpal joints
  15. Trapezium
  16. Trapezoid
  17. Capitate
  18.  Hamate
  19. Hook of the hamate (Hamulus)
  20. Carpometacarpal joints
  21. Intermetacarpal joint
  22. Base of 3rd  metacarpal
  23. Shaft of 4th  metacarpal
  24. Head of 5th  metacarpal
  25. Sesamoids

Case Discussion

Normal adult wrist frontal projection with annotation.

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