High number of hamate hook fractures in underwater rugby players

Peter Kamusella, Oliver Scheufler, Lukas Tadda, Sebastian Radmer, Sebastian Russo & Reimer Andresen
Objective: Fractures of the hook of the hamate are rare injuries that can manifest in palmo-ulnar pressure pain and paraesthesia in the area supplied by the ulnar nerve. In underwater rugby players displaying such symptoms, the ensuing diagnostics and therapy were evaluated retrospectively. Material/Methods:[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]