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Organs » Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Carpometacarpal Joints
 

Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Carpometacarpal Joints

Summary Information: Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Carpometacarpal Joints

Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Carpometacarpal Joints: The second, third, fourth and fifth carpometacarpal joints are formed by the articulation of the second, third, fourth and fifth metacarpals of the hand with the carpals of the wrist. The carpals of the wrist that form these joints include the hamate, capitate, trapezoid and trapezium.

The second, third, fourth and fifth carpometacarpal joints are plane joints that are a part of the skeletal system and are held together by ligaments. These include the dorsal carpometacarpal ligaments, volar ligaments and the intereosseous carpometacarpal ligaments. Hyaline (articular) cartilage coats and separates the ends of bones that form the second, third, fourth and fifth carpometacarpal joints. These joints also contain a joint capsule, synovial cavity, and synovial fluid. Conditions that can afflict the second, third, fourth and fifth carpometacarpal joints include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, dislocations, trauma, infection and inflammation.

Closely Related Organs: Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Carpometacarpal Joints

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Carpometacarpal Joints

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Sub Parts: Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Carpometacarpal Joints

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Carpometacarpal Joints

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