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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2005;10(4):246-249.
Published online December 1, 2005.
Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome: Ulnar Artery Reconstruction with Autologous Venous Interpositional Graft -A Case Report-
Dong Chul Kim, Jung Woo Kim, Seok Hyun Kweon, Dae Sic Ahn, Jung Hoon Song
Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome: 자가 정맥 개재 이식을 이용한 원위 척골 동맥 재건술 - 1예 보고 -
김동철, 김정우, 권석현, 안대식, 송정훈
Abstract
Hypothenar hammer syndrome is a rare cause of distal hand ischemia following ulnar artery occlusion due to repetitive trauma of the hypothenar region. It characteristically occurs in the dominant hand of middle-aged crafstmen who had been exposed to long period of vibrating tools, but also in athletes. We report a rare case of hypothenar hammer syndrome treated with resection of the involved arterial segment of ulnar artery and revascularization using interpositional autologous vein graft.
 


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