Category Extremities

Extremities
Extremities

Extremities

The extremities or limbs are attachments to the body that are present in pairs and are moved by muscles. In humans, the arms and legs are extremities. In hoofed animals such as cattle, pigs and horses, the front extremity is similar to that of the rear. In the course of evolution, the forelimbs of many land vertebrates have changed.

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Extremities

Rhizarthrosis - thumb arthrosis

Symptoms of wear and tear in the joints are a common symptom that can be associated with pain and restricted movement. On the hand, the thumb saddle joint is particularly often affected, which is referred to in the specialist world as Rizarthrosis. Massive damage to the joint threatens with permanent loss of function.
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Extremities

Extremities

The extremities or limbs are attachments to the body that are present in pairs and are moved by muscles. In humans, the arms and legs are extremities. In hoofed animals such as cattle, pigs and horses, the front extremity is similar to that of the rear. In the course of evolution, the forelimbs of many land vertebrates have changed.
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Extremities

Finger

The fingers perform an enormously wide range of functions. They serve not only for easy gripping and touching, but also as an element of communication, for example, and even perform difficult tasks such as playing the piano. As part of the hand, the fingers - apart from the thumb - are made up of three bones each.
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Extremities

Toes

The end links of the foot are called toes. Normally we humans have five toes, the big toe (Hallux; Digitus pedis I) inside, the little toe (Digitus minimus; Digitus pedis V) outside and in between the toes Digitus pedis II to Digitus pedis IV. The anatomy of the toes is similar to that of the The fingers and all toes, except the hallux, have three limbs.
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