Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome: Review and Case Report

Granger Wong, Thomas P. Whetzel

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Ulnar artery aneurysms distal to the carpal ligament represent an uncommon but uniquely characteristic disease entity. As a result of repetitive palmar trauma, the hypothenar hammer syndrome should be suspected in males with this history and unilateral digital ischemia which spares the thumb. The pathophysiology of this syndrome and its management is reviewed with presentation of an index case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)163-166
Number of pages4
JournalVascular and Endovascular Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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