Image from The Interactive Hand CDImage from The Interactive Hand CDArticulations:
Capitohamate Joint
Triquetriohamate Joint
Ring Carpometacarpal Joint
Small Carpometacarpal Joint
Opponens Digiti Minimi

Muscle Attachments:

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris

Hook: Flexor Digiti Minimi

Ligament Attachments:


Blood Supply:

Fractures: Hamate fracture

Points of interest: The hook of the hamate forms the ulnar border of the carpal tunnel, and acts as a trochlea for the flexor tendons. The small finger flexors are immediately adjacent to the radial border of the hook, and may develop attritional rupture from inflammation or nonunion of the hook.


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