Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 5

Acute Median Nerve Compression by a Fragment of Hamate Bone

Martín Ulloa Cerezales* and Uxía Blanco Sampedro

Plastic Surgery Department, HM Modelo A Coruña, Spain

*Corresponding Author: Martín Ulloa Cerezales, Plastic Surgery Department, HM Modelo A Coruña, Spain.

Received: March 29, 2020; Published: April 07, 2020

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Abstract

 Acute median nerve symptoms are not commonly seen. Less frequent is the association with hamate fractures, which usually produce ulnar nerve symptoms. We report a case of a patient with an hamate fracture and acute median nerve injury. On surgical intervention, a bone fragment, directly responsible for the symptoms, was found inside the carpal tunnel.

Keywords: Median Nerve; Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Hamate; Fracture

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Citation: Martín Ulloa Cerezales and Uxía Blanco Sampedro. “Acute Median Nerve Compression by a Fragment of Hamate Bone". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 3.5 (2020): 03-05.




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