Hook of hamate | definition of hook of hamate by Medical dictionary
hook of hamate
hook of ha·mate
a hooklike process on the distal and medial part of the palmar surface of the hamate bone.
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Previously, an increased FR at the hook of hamate
level has been reported as a diagnostic criterion.
Subsequently he underwent investigation, which revealed that there is a tiny broken piece of bone off the hook of hamate
The hook of the hamate pull test (15) (HPPT) is a clinical test for diagnosing a hook of hamate
fracture, which was negative in this case.