Lateral approach to the hook of hamate for its fracture.

by T Mizuseki, Y Ikuta, T Murakami, S Watari
Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh, Scotland) ()


We have recently experienced one case of the fracture of the hook of the hamate that was diagnosed only by the CT scan. As a surgical approach, lateral approach to the hook of the hamate for its fracture was utilized. We found that this approach was safe, easy and quick.

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