hamate


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hamate

[′hā‚māt]
(biology)
Hook-shaped or hooked.
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A club that is too short will have the butt end lying against the hypothenar eminence leaving the hook of the hamate vulnerable to injury (Fig.
5 BFR 2/100 2 >3:5 mm CARUJ: Median nerve cross-sectional area at the radioulnar joint level, MNAP: Median nerve cross-sectional area at the level of the pisiform, MNAH: Median nerve cross-sectional area at the level of the hamate hook, FRRU: Flattening ratio at the radioulnar joint level, FRP: Flattening ratio at the level of the pisiform, FRH: Flattening ratio at the level of the hamate hook, MNSR: Median nerve swelling ratio, BFR: Bowing of the flexor retinaculum Table 4.
Anatomic variations of the hook of hamate and the relationship to carpal tunnel syndrome.
The deep branch curves around the hook of the hamate and turns radially across the interossei, supplying the hypothenar muscles, the ulnar two lumbricals, all the interossei, and the adductor pollicis.
Such bony involvement can include the scaphoid, triquetrum, capitate, hamate, and distal radial styloid.
Also: Erick Aybar underwent surgery to remove a portion of the hamate bone in his right hand.
Subchondral cysts were noted to involve the bilateral capitates, the left hamate, and the right scaphoid.
The freshman point guard underwent a CT scan on his right wrist Wednesday afternoon to determine the level of healing in the fractured hamate bone suffered Jan.
Bradley has hurt his wrist diving for a ball in the outfield and had problems with a hamate bone, a fairly common malady among hitters.
Delayed union of fractures of the trapezoid and body of the hamate.
Aybar will have surgery to remove the hook of the hamate bone in his right hand and will miss six to eight weeks.
Television replays made it appear it wasn't a particular strong swing, but it was enough to fracture the hamate bone, where the hand connects to the wrist.