Capitohamate coalition

Last revised by Dr Ammar Haouimi on 25 May 2020

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.

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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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