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Capitohamate coalition

Capitohamate coalition is the second most common type of carpal coalition and represents the congenital fusion of the capitate and the hamate. It represents ~5% of all carpal fusions 1 and is associated with Apert syndrome 2.

Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

Article information

rID: 21958
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Capito-hamate coalition

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1
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  • Case 2: bilateral
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  • Case 3: with syndactyle
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  • Case 4
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  • Case 5: with concurrent lunotriquetral coalition
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  • Case 6: with psoriatic arthritis
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