Hamate fracture (classification)

Last revised by Dr MT Niknejad on 24 Jan 2022

Hamate fractures are an uncommon form of carpal bone fractures and only account for 1-2% of such fractures.

Classification

Hamate fractures usually get subdivided into two broad groups: hook fractures and body fractures.

Classification of hamate fractures:

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1
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  • Case 2: hook of hamate fracture
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  • Case 3: hook of hamate fracture
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  • Case 4
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  • Case 5: type 2
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