38 Imaging and Anatomy

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Herbert P. von Schroeder and Ali Naraghi 38 Imaging and Anatomy 38.1 Introduction Advancing technology has made medical imaging indispensable for assessing, evaluating, and diagnosing specific conditions and injuries of…

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33 Hand Spaces

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Amit Gupta and Ghazi M. Rayan 33 Hand Spaces 33.1 Introduction Hand spaces can be affected by injury, inflammatory process, or infection. 1 A thorough knowledge of the anatomy of…

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37 The Nail and Finger Pulp

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Nada N. Berry, Reuben A. Bueno, and Elvin Zook 37 The Nail and Finger Pulp 37.1 Introduction The nail with its perionychium is a unique structure found only on the…

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30 The Interossei

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Indranil Chakrabarti 30 The Interossei 30.1 Anatomy and Biomechanics The interossei are muscles that occupy the space between the metacarpals of the hand. They comprise two groups: one slightly palmar…

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36 The Interphalangeal Joint

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Hilton P. Gottschalk and Randy S. Bindra 36 The Interphalangeal Joint 36.1 Introduction The proximal interphalangeal (PIP) and distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints are critical hinges that lend dexterity to the…

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35 The Metacarpophalangeal Joints

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Joanne Labriola and Jeffrey A. Greenberg 35 The Metacarpophalangeal Joints 35.1 Surface Anatomy of Metacarpophalangeal Joint The metacarpophalangeal joints are located 1 to 2 cm proximal to the interdigital skin…

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34 The Carpometacarpal Joints

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Amy L. Ladd 34 The Carpometacarpal Joints 34.1 Introduction The structural anatomy reflects the functional demands of the carpometacarpal (CMC) joints: they create an architectural foundation for the digits to…

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32 Compartments of the Hand

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Ethan W. Blackburn 32 Compartments of the Hand 32.1 Introduction A thorough knowledge of the discrete myofascial compartments of the hand is critical when a surgeon is confronted with a…

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31 Lumbricals

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Jaehon M. Kim and Chaitanya S. Mudgal 31 Lumbricals 31.1 Introduction The lumbricals have the unique feature of being the only muscle in the body which originates from its own…

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29 The Extensor Tendons

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David Elliot 29 The Extensor Tendons 29.1 Introduction If one looks at the development of the extensor mechanism from amphibian to mammal and from monkey to man and also observes…

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