Concomitant hook of hamate fractures in patients with scaphoid fracture: more common than you might think

Abstract

The scaphoid is the most commonly fractured carpal bone. The presence of a concomitant hook of hamate fracture is of particular relevance given that it is often occult on routine wrist/scaphoid radiographs and that hook of hamate fractures are prone to symptomatic non-union, resulting in chronic ulnar wrist pain. Prompt diagnosis and immobilisation/fixation… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00256-017-2814-3

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