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Fracture of the hook of the hamate presenting as carpal tunnel syndrome

Authors
Journal
The Hand
0072-968X
Publisher
SAGE Publications
Publication Date
Volume
10
Issue
2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0072-968x(78)80010-2

Abstract

Summary This case report of a fracture of the hook of the hamate presenting as carpal tunnel syndrome emphasizes the importance of a careful physical examination, the necessity for a capal tunnel roentgenogram and a high degree of suspicion by the surgeon in patients with symptoms of median nerve compression following trauma to the wrist.

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