Phalanges of the hand (phalanx bones)

Author: Scott A. Sheffield MS

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Phalanges (Phalanx Bones) Anatomy on Palmar View:

Gr., phalanx, closely knit row) – fourteen bones found in the fingers. Each finger consists of three phalanges, except the thumb, which only has two.

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  1. image descriptionProximal phalanges 

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  1. image descriptionMiddle phalanges 

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  1. image descriptionDistal phalanges 

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Anterior hand with the distal bones being highlighted
Bone anterior hand with the distal bones being highlighted
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