Capitate and hamate fractures

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Trauma a few days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

There is a fracture line in the distal carpal row on the lateral view. There is loss of normal joint space between capitate and hamate on the PA view.


Long axis images show fracture involving dorsal cortex of capitate as well as hamate. Comparision was done with asymptomatic side.

Case Discussion

Findings of carpal bone fractures.

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Case information

rID: 47055
Published: 22nd Nov 2016
Last edited: 14th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included