hamate


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hamate

[′hā‚māt]
(biology)
Hook-shaped or hooked.
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Fractures of the hamate are rare and constitute approximately 2% of all carpal bone fractures.
Various skeletal anomalies can be appreciated radiographically such as delayed bone growth and maturation, clinodactyl 5th finger and/or toe, fused carpals (usually the hamate and capitate), fused 5th and 6th metacarpals, defect on the lateral surface of the proximal part of the tibia (or knock-knees), cubitus valgus, and hypoplastic cubitus, most of which were found in our patient too.
Carpal tunnel is a covered canal comprised of scaphoid bone tubercle and trapezium edge at lateral, hamate bone hamulus and pisiform bone at medial.
7) It continues distally into the lunate, triquetrum, hamate, and base of fifth metacarpal, and connects with the ulnolunate and ulnotriquetral ligaments and extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) tendon subsheath.
In 2010, Pedroia suffered a broken foot and after the 2007 season, when he was Rookie of the Year, Pedroia had a broken left hamate bone surgically repaired.
A fourth Jew was expelled from the holiest site in Judaism and forbidden entry, reported Hamate Hameshutaf (Joint Headquarters).
Flexor carpi ulnaris tendonitis, extensor carpi ulnaris dislocation, and hook of the hamate fractures all occur through this mechanism.
Antonelli had only played one game in 2010 and just 59 in 2009 -- all while battling a broken hamate bone in his wrist.
However, fans can look forward to the return of third baseman Pablo Sandoval, recovering from a hamate bone injury.
Oregon State catcher Andrew Susac, who returned last week from a broken hamate bone in his left hand, could also be selected in the first round.