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ANATOMY OF THE DISTAL METACARPUS

The anatomy of the distal metacarus is represented below in three planes: Sagittal, Coronal, and Axial.
To navigate each plane scroll over the smaller scout image to the right of the main image. Once you have achieved your desired area of interest click on the scout image at that point to gain an indepth understanding of the anatomical structures present.

All images below are Spin (Proton) Density images with a TR= 1200, TE=26
Slices were made at 3.5 mm increments

       

PALMAR


M
E
D
I
A
L


L
A
T
E
R
A
L

 

DORSAL

   
Scroll over the scout image from
medial to lateral to change the
sagittal plane
 
For labels of anatomical structures
click on the scout image at the region of interest

SAGITTAL PLANE

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PROXIMAL

 


P
A
L
M
A
R


D
O
R
S
A
L

 

DISTAL

   

Scroll over the scout image from
palmar to dorsal to change the
coronal plane

 
For labels of anatomical structures
click on the scout image at the region of interest

CORONAL PLANE

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PROXIMAL

   
 

 

M
E
D
I
A
L




l
A
T
E
R
A
L

 

DISTAL

   
Scroll over the scout image from
proximal to distal to change the
axial plane
 

For labels of anatomical structures
click on the scout image at the region of interest

AXIAL PLANE

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Copyright © 2006 - University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, All rights reserved.
Faculty: Dr. Alexia McKnight
Student:Charles Bradley 2009