Coronal fracture of the body of the hamate.

  title={Coronal fracture of the body of the hamate.},
  author={Nabil A. Ebraheim and Martin C Skie and E R Savolaine and William T Jackson},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={38 2},
Fractures of the body of the hamate are unusual. Eleven patients with coronal fractures of the hamate bone, all involving dislocation of the hamate-metacarpal joint, are reported. Routine roentgenograms were not helpful in delineating the presence of the injury in five patients; therefore, fracture diagnosis was not initially made in those patients. The… CONTINUE READING