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Second Metacarpal: The second metacarpal is located in the hand, forming a portion of the palm area. The second metacarpal articulates with the second proximal phalanx of the index finger and some of the carpals in the wrist. The functions of the second 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 second metacarpal include infection, trauma, fracture, arthritis, osteomyelitis and dislocations.
The following organs are closely related to the organ: Second Metacarpal:
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