Dorsal carpometacarpal ligaments
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|Dorsal carpometacarpal ligaments|
Ligaments of wrist. Posterior view.
|Latin||ligamenta carpometacarpalia dorsalia|
- The second metacarpal bone receives two fasciculi|, one from the greater, the other from the lesser multangular.
- The third metacarpal receives two, one each from the lesser multangular and capitate.
- The fourth two, one each from the capitate and hamate.
- The fifth receives a single fasciculus from the hamate, and this is continuous with a similar ligament on the volar surface, forming an incomplete capsule.
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