Hook of the Hamate: The Spectrum of Often Missed Pathologic Findings.
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2017 Nov;209(5):1110-1118. doi: 10.2214/AJR.17.18043. Epub 2017 Aug 23. Davis DL1.
OBJECTIVE: The purposes of this article are to review hook of the hamate anatomy, describe the imaging features of the spectrum of pathologic conditions, and discuss the pearls and pitfalls of imaging for clinical decision making for pathologic entities affecting the hook of the hamate.
CONCLUSION: Knowledge of the anatomy, imaging appearance, and clinical management of hook of the hamate abnormalities is important for radiologists in guiding the care of patients with ulnar-sided wrist symptoms.