CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 138-139

Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome: A Rare Presentation


1 Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidayapeeth University, Puducherry, India
2 Department of General Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidayapeeth University, Puducherry, India

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Yash Vaidya
Department of General Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidayapeeth University, Puducherry
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-0820.191498

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Early diagnosis and treatment of hypothenar hammer syndrome are important to prevent thrombosis, distal embolization, or hand claudication. We report a case of rare presentation of misdiagnosed ulnar artery aneurysm, which was inadvertently incised as an infected hematoma.


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