hamate


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Related to hamate: capitate, trapezoid bone
  • noun

Synonyms for hamate

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

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Neuropathy may be associated with ganglia and masses within the tunnel, compression due to accessory muscle slips around the nerve, or even fractures or stress injuries of the hook of the hamate (Figure 16).
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).
2000) Treatment of ununited fracture of the hook of the hamate by low-intensity pulsed ultrasound.
According to the data obtained in this present study, median nerve cross-sectional area was observed to be increased in only 19% of the patients at the distal radioulnar joint level, in 33% of the patients at the level of the pisiform and in 18% of the patients at the level of the hamate hook.
Anatomically, a variation in the hook of the hamate bone (part of the floor in the carpal tunnel) was more often found in study subjects with CTS compared with the group without CTS.
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.
This is most common in the ring and small metacarpals, and usually consists of a dorsal dislocation of the metacarpal bases on the hamate.
Palm padding helps unload stress on the hamate bone, where injuries frequently occur in sports that use a club, bat, or racquet," Dr.
It enters the hand volar to the flexor retinaculum, lateral to the pisiform, and medial to the hamate.
Another factor for Giants' fans to look forward to is the return of Pablo Sandoval from his hamate bone injury.
Multiple erosions that were seen as focal areas of low signal intensity on T1W imaging and contrast enhancement in the trapezium, hamate, lunate, capitate, and scaphoid bones were noted (Figures 3 and 5).
Not only will infielders Erick Aybar (broken hamate bone) and Howie Kendrick (fractured index finger) likely be on the disabled list when the deadline arrives, but Ervin Santana's struggles have hurt his trade value.
6 to place surgical pins in the fractured hamate bone.
Ryan Lavarnway joined the crowd on the DL with a fractured left hamate bone.