golfer's wrist

Pain and tenderness of the wrist or palm on the side of the hand opposite the thumb caused by small stress fracture(s) of hook of hamate
Diagnosis MRI, X-Rays are usually negative
Management Excision of hook of hamate

golfer's wrist

Sports medicine Pain and tenderness of the wrist or palm on the side of the hand opposite the thumb caused by small stress fracture(s) of hook of hamate Pathogenesis Repeated swinging in golf, tennis or baseball Diagnosis MRI, x-rays be negative Management Excision of hook of hamate. See Hamate.
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