Fracture-dislocation of the hamatometacarpal joint. A case report.

Published online: Mar 27 1993

L De Smet.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, U.Z. Pellenberg, K.U. Leuven, Belgium.


A case of carpometacarpal dislocation involved dorsal dislocation of the fourth and fifth metacarpal, associated with a fracture of the hamate. Reduction and Ki-wire fixation resulted in good hand function.