Hamate fracture subluxation

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Fall.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Left hand X-ray

Dorsal subluxation of the 5th metacarpal base relative to the hamate, with an associated fracture of the dorsal aspect of the hamate. Adjacent soft-tissue swelling. 

CT

Left hand CT

CT confirms dorsal subluxation of the 5th metacarpal base associated with a comminuted fracture of the dorsal aspect of the hamate. 

Case Discussion

Hamate fracture with associated dorsal subluxation of the 5th carpometacarpal joint. 

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Case information

rID: 61982
Published: 17th Aug 2018
Last edited: 17th Aug 2018
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