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Proximal Articular Area of Third Metacarpal Bone
Skeletal System

Proximal Articular Area of Third Metacarpal Bone

Area articularis proximalis ossis tertii metacarpi

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The proximal articular area of the third metacarpal bone consists of the superior, medial and lateral aspects of the base of the bone that articulate with adjacent bones. It includes the proximal articular facet, and the second and fourth metacarpal articular facets.

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Third Metacarpal Bone

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a – Third metacarpal bone, b – Proximal phalanx, LS – Lateral sesamoid bone, MS – Medial sesamoid bone

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