Pisiform joint

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Pisiform joint
Vertical section through the articulations at the wrist, showing the synovial cavities.
Shown is the right hand, palm down (left) and palm up (right).
Proximal: A=Scaphoid, B=Lunate, C=Triquetral, D=Pisiform
Distal: E=Trapezium, F=Trapezoid, G=Capitate, H=Hamate
Latin articulatio ossis pisiformis
TA A03.5.11.107
FMA 73126
Anatomical terminology

The pisiform joint is a joint between the pisiform and triquetrum.[1][2]

It includes the pisohamate ligament and pisometacarpal ligament.


  1. ^ Wolfgang Dauber; Heinz Feneis (2007). Pocket atlas of human anatomy: founded by Heinz Feneis. Thieme. pp. 84–. ISBN 978-1-58890-558-1. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  2. ^ Werner Platzer; Werner Kahle (2004). Color Atlas and Textbook of Human Anatomy: Locomotor system. Thieme. pp. 130–. ISBN 978-1-58890-159-0. Retrieved 1 November 2010.