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Synonyms for hamate

the wrist bone in line with the 4th and 5th fingers

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The body of the hamate lies on the dorsoulnar aspect of the wrist, with its hook (a.
Hook of the hamate fractures tends to occur in the hand grasping the end of the club (the left hand for a right-handed-golfer).
5 cm, bounded by carpal bones and transverse ligaments attached to scaphoid, trapezoid and hamate.
demonstrated successful treatment of nonunion of the hook of the hamate with LIPUS (Fujioka et al.
The long axis (transverse diameter) and the short axis (anteroposterior diameter) of the median nerve, were evaluated on axial (transverse) plan evaluated on milimetric measurement of proximal (distal radioulnar joint level, RU), medium (pisiform bone level, P) and distal (level of the hamate hook, H) parts of the carpal tunnel and the flattening ratio was established for each plane (by dividing long axis with short axis).
The proximal row of carpals includes the scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum and the pisiform; with the distal row containing the trapezium, trapezoid, capitate and hamate.
In addition, the status of certain specific landmarks such as the ulnar sesamoid or hamate bones can be used to obtain as estimate of the timing of the adolescent growth spurt.
He subsequently underwent surgery to remove the hook of the hamate bone in his right hand.
In sports-related injuries, the bones most commonly involved are the scaphoid, hamate, pelvis, talar dome, ribs and proximal femur.
6 3 Scaphoid 0 - - - Lunate 0 - - - Triquetral 1 0 0 0 Pisiform 1 0 0 0 Trapezium 0 - - - Trapezoid 0 - - - Capitate 0 - - - Hamate 1 0 0 0 1st metacarpal 4 2 50 3 2nd metacarpal 1 1 100 1 3rd metacarpal 4 2 50 2 4th metacarpal 2 1 50 1 5th metacarpal 3 2 66.