Hypothenar hammer syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Carpenter by profession - for last 30 yrs. C/o pain in wrist - proximal palm - few days. Numbness in 4th and 5th digits. Referred for radiograph and local part ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: about 55 yrs.
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Normal radiograph.

Ultrasound

Thrombus in superficial palmer branch of ulnar artery. Thrombosed segment is not compressible.

  Wall thickening is present in longer segment.

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Case information

rID: 19867
Case created: 18th Oct 2012
Last edited: 27th Sep 2016
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