Pisohamate ligament

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Ligament: Pisohamate ligament
Ligaments of wrist. Anterior view. (Pisohamate ligament labeled at center right.)
Latin ligamentum pisohamatum
Gray's subject #87 329
From pisiform
To hamate
Dorlands/Elsevier l_09/12492813

The pisohamate ligament is the volar ligament that connects the pisiform to the hamate. It is, in reality, a prolongation of the tendon of the Flexor carpi ulnaris.

It serves as part of the origin for the abductor digiti minimi.

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