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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    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
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.
Authors:
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    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Upper Limb, Hand, and Nerve Surgery Unit, Bichat Hospital, 46, Rue Henri Huchard 75877 Paris, Cedex 18, France. arkaphat@yahoo.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Fibrosis
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Rupture
Suture Techniques
Tendon Injuries / surgery*
Tendons / pathology,  surgery
Thumb / injuries*,  surgery*

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