Layers of 10 of palm -Layer of bones 


These layers are imaginary, based on dissections of the palm. The layers contain the following

1 scaphoid 

2 lunate 

3 triquetrum 

4 pisiform 

5 hamate 

6 capitate 

7 trapezoid 

8 trapezium 

9 metacarpal I  

10 metacarpal II  

11 metacarpal III  

12 metacarpal IV 

13 metacarpal V 

14 proximal phalanx of little finger 

15 proximal phalanx of ring finger 

16 proximal phalanx of middle finger 

17 proximal phalanx of index finger 

18 proximal phalanx of thumb 

19 middle phalanx of index finger 

20 middle phalanx of middle finger

21 middle phalanx of ring finger 

22 middle phalanx of little finger 

23 distal phalanx of little finger 

24 distal phalanx of  ring finger

25 distal phalanx of middle finger 

26 distal phalanx of index finger

27 distal phalanx of thumb

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Layer 10: Layer of bone

DIGITAL LOCATOR OF PALM: Layer 1 Layer of skin of palm. Layer 2 Layer of superficial fascia of palm. Layer 3 Layer of palmar aponeurosis.  Layer 4 Layer of superficial palmar arch. Layer 5 Layer of superficial flexor tendons. Layer 6. Layer of deep flexor tendons. Layer 7 Layer of adductor pollicis. Layer 8 Layer of deep palmar arch. Layer 9 Layer of interossei and joints. Layer 10 Display bones of hand. Roll over to label; click to display, click the blinking end page to open palm page.


Metacarpal I

   Metacarpal II

   Metacarpal III

   Metacarpal IV

   Metacarpal V


Phalanges of Hand

   Proximal phalanx of thumb

   Distal phalanx of thumb

   Index finger

   Proximal phalanx of index finger

   Middle phalanx of index finger

   Distal phalanx of index finger

   Middle finger

   Proximal phalanx of middle finger

   Middle phalanx of middle finger

   Distal phalanx of middle finger

   Ring finger

   Proximal phalanx of ring finger

   Middle phalanx of 4th ring finger

   Distal phalanx of  ring finger

   Little finger

   Proximal phalanx of little finger

   Middle phalanx of 5th little finger

   Distal phalanx of 5th little finger

   Ungual tubercles

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