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FOREARM AND HAND

ULNA

--trochlear notch receives the trochlea

--olecranon fits in the olecranon fossa of the humerus

--radial notch receives the radius

--styloid process can be felt on medial side of wrist; does not articulate with carpal bones

--you can palpate the entire length of the ulna

ULNA ULNA
ULNA ULNA
ULNA

RADIUS

--head receives capitulum

--you can palpate the head by flexing your elbow and then pronate & supinate the hand

--radial tuberosity

--distal end of radius articulates with the scaphoid & lunate bones of wrist

--you can feel the styloid processes of the radius & ulna if you grab both sides of the wrist

RADIUS RADIUS
RADIUS

WRIST

--2 transverse rows of 4 bones

--scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum, pisiform

--trapezium, trapezoid, capitate, hamate

--you can feel the pisiform in the heel of your hand

--hand: 5 metacarpels and 14 phalanges (thumb has 2)

HAND HAND
HAND HAND
HAND
HAND