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Flashcards in Metacarpophalangeal Joint Deck (10):
1

What type of joint is the metatcarpophalangeal joint?

Synovial

2

What is the classification of the metacarpophalangeal joint?

Condyloid (ellipsoid)

3

What bones are involved in the metacarpophalangeal joint?

Head of metacarpal
Base of proximal phalanx

4

What is the ROM for the metacarpophalangeal joint?

Flexion
Extension
Adduction
Abduction
Circumduction

5

What muscles act in flexion?

Flexor digitorum superficialis and profundus
Lumbricals

6

What muscles act in extension?

Extensor digitorum

7

What muscles act in ADduction?

Palmer interossei (PAd)

8

What muscles act in ABduction?

Dorsal interossei (DAb)

9

What muscles act in circumduction?

Combo of all of the above

10

What innervates metacarpophalangeal joint?

Median N
Ulnar N
Radial N