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A 28-year-old female asked:

What is the carpal bone called proximal to the ulna from the posterior view? lunate or scaphoid?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
Which row: Proximal or distal , you are looking for lunate . scaphoid is radial side ( proximal row radia to ulnar Scaphoid .lunate , triquetrum , pisiform ( SLTP ) distal row Trapezium , Trapezoid , Capitate , Hamate ( TTCH )
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Carpal bone : Is distal to the ulna The bone that is distal to the ulna is the triquetrum
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