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HAND AND WRIST

Anatomy-Upper Limb

HAND AND WRIST

1. The hand includes the wrist.
2. 4 layers - (1) palmar aponeurosis; (2) thenar eminence, hypothenar eminence, long flexors of the hand; (3) thumb adductor; (4) interossi attached to metacarpals.
3. Long flexors => power grip.
4. Small muscles => fine, skilled movements.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Gray, Henry. Anatomy of the Human Body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger, 1918; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/107/ [Accessed 19 Nov. 2018].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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