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Closed flexor pulley rupture of the thumb: case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20135743     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Closed flexor pulley rupture of the thumb is extremely rare. We report a case with this condition. The anatomic and biomechanical studies, clinical and operative finding as well as the management of the closed flexor pulley rupture of the thumb are discussed.
Arkaphat Kosiyatrakul; Surasak Jitprapaikulsarn; Sebastien Durand; Christophe Oberlin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1793-6535     ISO Abbreviation:  Hand Surg     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-05     Completed Date:  2010-05-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602613     Medline TA:  Hand Surg     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  139-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Upper Limb, Hand, and Nerve Surgery Unit, Bichat Hospital, 46, Rue Henri Huchard 75877 Paris, Cedex 18, France.
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MeSH Terms
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Suture Techniques
Tendon Injuries / surgery*
Tendons / pathology,  surgery
Thumb / injuries*,  surgery*

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