International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Cardiology Science | India | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024


Isolated Ulnar Artery Thrombotic Occlusion - Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome: A Case Report of a Young Male

Dolly Mathew [8] | Akmal Haq | Shivendrran Madhurai Shanmughasundaram [2]


Abstract: A 52 year old male a carpenter by profession presented with acute onset of pain in the hypothenar area and paresthesia of the left fourth and fifth finger and followed by discoloration over hypothenar area. A suspicion of ulnar artery occlusion was made clinically by Allen's test and later ulnar artery thrombosis was confirmed by CT angiogram of upper limb. There is no specific treatment for hypothenar hammer syndrome described. This patient was managed with calcium channel blocker (CCB), intravenous Heparin infusion followed by NOAC and analgesics and had complete recovery. Presently he is under follow up.


Keywords: Hypothenar hammer syndrome (HHS), Acute Ulnar artery occlusion, Guyon's canal


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,


Pages: 1730 - 1733


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