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Articular Area of Scaphoid Bone
Skeletal System

Articular Area of Scaphoid Bone

Area articularis ossis scaphoidei

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Description

The articular area of scaphoid bone consists of the proximal, distal, and medial aspects of the bone that articulate with adjacent bones. It includes the radial, capitate, trapezoid, and trapezium articular facets.

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Scaphoid Bone

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The scaphoid bone is the link between the proximal and distal rows and is the reason why pathology originating from the scaphoid can cause problems with almost all of the articulations in the wrist.

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