Capito-hamate coalition

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Rafael Ovalle

Presentation

Patient with wrist pain. Clinician suspects syndactyly.

Patient Data

Age: 14
Gender: Male
X-ray

The study shows Capito-hamate coalition associated to syndactyly.

Case Discussion

Capito-hamate coalition is the second most common form of carpal coalition. It is most common in black/African-American race and is frequently seen bilaterally.

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Case information

rID: 30649
Case created: 25th Aug 2014
Last edited: 27th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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