Accessoriometacarpal ligament [Pisimetacarpal] - Ligamentum accessoriometacarpeum [pisimetacarpeum]

Description

The accessoriometacarpal ligament [Pisimetacarpal] extends from accessory carpal bone to the base of metacarpal bone.

In dogs, there is two accessoriometacarpal ligaments, originating from the enlarged rounded free end of the accessory carpal bone, and connected respectively to the metacarpal bones IV and V.


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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