Diagnostic imaging for fracture of the hook of the hamate.

@article{Kato2000DiagnosticIF,
  title={Diagnostic imaging for fracture of the hook of the hamate.},
  author={Hidehito Kato and Ryogo Nakamura and Emiko Horii and Etsuhiro Nakao and Hiroshi Yajima},
  journal={Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand},
  year={2000},
  volume={5 1},
  pages={19-24}
}
We experienced 16 patients with a fracture of the hook of the hamate. The routine posteroanterior view raised the suspicion of fracture in four of 13 patients (31%), the carpal tunnel view showed the actual fractures in six of 14 patients (43%), and the supine oblique radiographic view of the wrist showed fractures in eight of ten patients (80%). Computed… CONTINUE READING