Fractures of the hook of the hamate in athletes. 8 cases followed for 6 years.

  title={Fractures of the hook of the hamate in athletes. 8 cases followed for 6 years.},
  author={Toshiro Futami and Hideki Aoki and Yoshihisa Tsukamoto},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  volume={64 4},
In 8 cases the fractured hook of the hamate was excised. Associated conditions included rupture of flexor tendons in 3 cases and ulnar nerve paresthesia in 2 cases. In 5 cases tomography was required to establish the diagnosis. Postoperative results with 6 years follow-up were good. 

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