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Triquetrohamate Ligament (Left)
Connective Tissue

Triquetrohamate Ligament (Left)

Ligamentum triquetrohamatum

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Anatomical Relations

The triquetrohamate ligament belongs to the palmar intercarpal group of ligaments, which are formed by several short fibrous bands that extend transversely across the palmar surface of the carpal bones. The triquetrohamate ligament, as the name suggests, attaches from the triquetrum to the hamate.

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Function

The palmar intercarpal ligaments serve to stabilize the carpal bones in the midcarpal joint and to allow limited movement (gliding) between them.

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