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More bones for Thursday

Carpal bones

You should be able to recognise the scaphoid and the lunate bones now.  Do you remember the names of the other carpal bones?

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Thursday’s bones

Carpal tunnel

This is an axial view of the carpal tunnel looking from the  forearm towards the hand.  The scaphoid bone is on the left of the picture and the lunate is next to it.

The  elastic band represents the flexor retinaculum or transeverse carpal  ligament bridging the tunnel.

Ten structures run through the carpal tunnel.  Do you remember what they are?

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Deliberate mistake?

Now you  are getting good at recognising the appearances of the tibia and fibula (leg bones! check video, ed) can you spot the deliberate mistake in one of  Mr DundeeBones’ legs?

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Rotator cuff anatomy

The site of supraspinatus above the spine of the scapula on its way to  insert into the greater tuberosity of the humerus.

What action can this muscle perform on the shoulder joint?

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