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capitate

[′kap·ə‚tāt]
(biology)
Enlarged and swollen at the tip.
(botany)
Forming a head, as certain flowers of the Compositae.
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The lateral view of the uninjured wrist will demonstrate a collinear relationship between the metacarpals, capitate, lunate, and radial shaft.
The wrist is brought progressively into flexion while maintaining a dorsally directed force on the lunate until the capitate is reduced over the lunate.
[6] reported a single case of giant cell tumour of the Capitate and reported finding only five additional cases of giant cell tumour of the carpal bones in the literature.
GCT of the Capitate is a rare lesion, however proper diagnosis and management yields good results.
One year after, the PA and lateral radiographs showed union of the CMC III joint fusion without hardware failure, but there was pronounced destruction at the proximal pole of the reconstructed capitate bone and at the distal facet of lunate bone, and a positive ring sign associated with distinctive volar tilt of scaphoid bone in the absence of an injury after the second procedure (Figure 2(a)).
GCT of carpal bones affected in 31% the hamate, in 24% the capitate, in 14% the scaphoid, in 10% the lunate, in 7% the triquetrum, in 7% the trapezium, in 7% the trapezoid, and multifocal appearance was found in 14% of all cases [4].
The capitate trichomes were easier dyed than the peltate trichomes (Figures 3(a) and 3(b)).
Both peltate trichomes and capitate ones secreted alkaloids.
DISCUSSION: In advanced kienbocks disease the progressive collapse of the lunate bone alters biomechanics of the surrounding carpal bones producing proximal capitate migration and decreased carpal height.
Only capitate glandular trichomes are distributed on the surface of rachis (Figures 3(a) and 3(b)).
We have substantial variation in the number of patients observed per PCP and in the HMO penetration in the market areas of the physician organizations that capitate PCPs.
Moreover, as HMOs capitate provider organizations and delegate clinical management responsibilities to them, measuring access to care performance differences among capitated provider organizations becomes increasing important.