Scaphoid and hook of hamate fractures

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

10 days post assault.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
Undisplaced fracture through the waist of the scaphoid. Undisplaced fracture through the base of the hook of the hamate.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates two carpal fractures - one very common (scaphoid fracture) and one rare (hook of hamate fracture). 

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