Hypothenar hammer syndrome: Case report and literature review

Márcia Maria Muniz De Queiroz, Lícia Pachêco Pereira, Clarissa Gondim Picanço, Rodrigo De Castro Luna, Fabrício Da Silva Costa, Cláudio Régis Sampaio Silveira

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Abstract

Case report of a 69 year-old patient, with history of repetitive trauma events in the wrist, clinically simulating tenosynovitis, being held with Doppler Ultrasound and Magnetic Nuclear Resonance, which showed ulnar artery thrombosis. The accurate diagnosis of the hammer hypothenar disease through those tests enable an early intervention, improving the prognosis of patients affected by this rare disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)104-107
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Brasileira de Ortopedia
Volume48
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Syndrome hand injuries ultrasonography magnetic resonance imaging

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