Structures

  • Metacarpophalangeal joints
  • Metocarpophalangeal collateral ligaments

NameOriginInsertionFunction
Metocarpophalangeal collateral ligaments- Round ligament cords on lateral and medial parts
of metacarpophalangeal joints
- Arise from posterior aspect of each metacarpal bone
- Attach to adjacent anterior aspect of proximal phalanx- Stabilise the metacarpophalangeal joints
- Reduce the lateral movement within the joints