Hamate fracture (classification)

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:

Article information

rID: 87415
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hamate fractures
  • Fracture of hamate bone
  • Hamate bone fractures
  • Fracture of hamate

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 2: hook of hamate fracture
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  • Case 3: hook of hamate fracture
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