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Hook of Hamate Fracture

The hamate is one of the small bones on the outer side of wrist which has a hook-shaped protuberance that can easily fracture with a direct blow or while playing golf or baseball. Hook of hamate fractures are associated with wrist pain and decreased grip strength. Read More

  • The American Board of  Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Allegheny General Hospital
  • University of Pittsburgh  Medical Center
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Association for Hand Surgery: AAHS
  • Alpha Omega Alpha