Structures

  • Carpal bones
  • Capitohamate ligament (dorsal+palmar)
  • Scaphocapitate ligament
  • Capitotrapezoid ligament (dorsal+palmar)
  • Capitotriquetral ligament
  • Palmar lunotriquetral ligament
  • Pisohamate ligament
  • Pisometacarpal ligament
  • Scapholunate ligament (dorsal+palmar)
  • Scaphotrapezium ligament
  • Trapeziotrapezium ligament
  • Triquetrohamate ligament
  • Triquetrocapitate ligament

NameOriginInsertionFunction
Capitohamate ligament (dorsal+palmar)- Dorsal and palmar capitate- Dorsal and palmar hamate- Stabilise the capitohamate joint
Scaphocapitate ligament- Palmar scaphoid- Palmar capitate- Stabilise the scaphocapitate joint
Capitotrapezoid ligament (dorsal+palmar)- Dorsal and palmar capitate- Dorsal and palmar trapezoid- Stabilise the capitotrapezoid joint
Capitotriquetral ligament- Palmar part of capitate- Palmar portion of triquetrum- Stabilise the capitotriquetral joint
Palmar lunotriquetral ligament- Palmar part of lunate- Palmar portion of triquetrum- Stabilise the lunotriquetral joint
Pisohamate ligament- Palmar aspect of pisiform- Palmar portion of hamate- Stabilise the pisohamate joint
Pisometacarpal ligament- Palmar aspect of pisiform- Palmar base of 5th metacarpal- Stabilise the pisometacarpal joint
Scapholunate ligaments (dorsal+palmar)- Dorsal and palmar scaphoid- Dorsal and palmar lunate- Stabilise the scapholunate joint
Scaphotrapezium ligament- Palmar portion of scaphoid- Palmar portion of trapezium- Stabilise the scaphotrapezium joint
Trapeziotrapezium ligament- Dorsal and palmar trapezium- Dorsal and palmar trapezoid- Stabilise the trapeziotrapezium joint
Triquetrohamate ligament- Palmar portion of triquetrum- Palmar aspect of hamate- Stabilise the triqutrohamate joint
Triquetrocapitate ligament- Palmar part of triquetrum- Palmar aspect of capitate- Stabilise the triquetrocapitate joint