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Proximal Articular Facet of Proximal Phalanx of Ring Finger
Skeletal System

Proximal Articular Facet of Proximal Phalanx of Ring Finger

Facies articularis proximalis phalangis proximalis digiti anularis

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The proximal articular facet of the proximal phalanx of the ring finger is the concave, oval, superior area of its base. It articulates with the distal articular facet of the fourth metacarpal bone, forming the fourth metacarpophalangeal joint.

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Proximal Phalanx

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Based on the second proximal phalanx, it was possible to make a further comparison between the antemortem radiograph and the postmortem material, specifically an X-ray and a photograph of the bone.

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