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First Metacarpal

Summary Information: First Metacarpal

First Metacarpal: The first metacarpal is located in the hand, forming a portion of the palm area. The first metacarpal articulates with the first proximal phalanx of the thumb and the trapezium in the wrist. The functions of the first metacarpal include creating structure for and supporting the movement of the hand, creating insertion points for muscles and ligaments, and storing some minerals, such as calcium and phosphorus.

Conditions that can afflict the first metacarpal include infection, trauma, fracture, arthritis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.

Closely Related Organs: First Metacarpal

The following organs are closely related to the organ: First Metacarpal:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: First Metacarpal

The following conditions are related to the organ: First Metacarpal:

Other Names: First Metacarpal

The following are other names for the organ: First Metacarpal:

  • First metacarpal bone

Sub Parts: First Metacarpal

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: First Metacarpal:

  • Structure of the metacarpals

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: First Metacarpal

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: First Metacarpal:

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