The most difficult hands riddlesMedicine quiz
Where in the human body would you find a scaphoid bone?
The scaphoid bone is situated between the hand and forearm on the thumb side of the wrist. Fractures of the scaphoid are the most common of the carpal bone injuries.
Which disease causes such hand deformations?
Contrary to folklore, leprosy does not cause body parts to fall off. Infections, however, can result in tissue loss causing fingers and toes to become shortened and deformed, as cartilage is absorbed into the body.