Research Article| Volume 11, ISSUE 5, P658-660, September 1986

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Dislocation of the hamate associated with fracture of the trapezial ridge

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      A case of dislocation of the hamate bone, associated with palmar ridge fracture of the trapezium, is described. The mechanism of this injury is thought to be traction force through the transverse carpal ligament caused by a flattening of the transverse carpal arch.
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