Cranial surface - Facies cranialis

Description

The cranial surface of the radius is smooth. Toward the distal end three grooves for tendons are obvious in ox and horses, from medial to lateral:

  • An oblique groove for tendon of abductor pollicis longus
  • A vertical groove for tendon of extensor radialis carpis
  • A vertical groove for tendon of common digital extensor

 


Text by Antoine Micheau, MD - Copyright IMAIOS

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