metacarpal bone


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any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers

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Options for thumb reconstruction are limited when amputations are at the proximal third of the first metacarpal bone.
The small disc-shaped magnet was taped to the back of the hand, approximately at the base of the third metacarpal bone.
Radiography of the left hand revealed a lytic expansile epiphyseal lesion in the head of the ring finger metacarpal bone.
The metacarpal bone which was wholly preserved could belong probably to a specimen with shoulder height of 128-136 cm.
Tsvangirai suffered a 10 cm long laceration to his scalp, severe swelling on the right side of his head and face, bruising and a subconjunctival haemorrhage around and in his right eye, multiple and extensive bruising on his back and buttocks, fractures of his fifth metacarpal bone and another in his wrist plus bruising on his side and on the front of both legs and just above his knee caps.
Even more impressive is the fact that both groups showed about a 3% loss in metacarpal bone mineral density, and patients physically fell at similar rates (two per year in each group).
Calzaghe's worst fears were confirmed on Sunday night when an x-ray revealed he had sustained a broken metacarpal bone in the fourth round of the fight.
Calzaghe broke the metacarpal bone in his left hand in the fourth round against Ashira in Cardiff last Saturday.
This bone was chosen rather than a metacarpal bone because it is stronger and larger.
3) Characteristic imaging findings include odontogenic keratocysts of the mandible and maxilla, calcification of the falx cerebri, exaggerated mandible length, macrocephaly, cleft lip and/or palate, large paranasal sinuses, vertebral anomalies (including kyphoscoliosis and abnormal segmentation), rib abnormalities (including fusion or splaying), sclerotic bone lesions, and a short fourth metacarpal bone.
Foster broke the third metacarpal bone in the first quarter when his middle finger got stuck in an Arizona State player's face mask as he was delivering a straight-arm.
The objective of this study was to determine the effect of supplementing corn-soybean meal diets with a novel microbial phytase in a fixed Ca:P ratios on performance, nutrient absorption and excretion, metacarpal bone characteristics and plasma indices of weaned pigs and the apparent ileal digestibility of nutrients for growing pigs.
Jockey Davy Russell, who is retained by Irish champion owners Gigginstown House Stud, will be having his first ride since fracturing a metacarpal bone in his hand two weeks ago.