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Duplicate extensor tendons of the thumb mimicking rupture of the extensor pollicis longus tendon.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14649695     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a patient with duplicate extensor pollicis longus tendons, who complained of inability to extend the thumb fully because of impingement of the musculotendinous junction of the duplicate tendons. Extension of the thumb recovered completely after Lister's tubercle was excised and the extensor retinaculum was released. Selective windowing with highlighting of the soft tissue in the axial T1-weighted magnetic resonance image at the level of the distal radioulnar joint showed two tendons in the third extensor compartment.
Authors:
Kazuhiro Masada; Masataka Yasuda; Eiji Takeuchi; Keiji Mizusawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery / Nordisk plastikkirurgisk forening [and] Nordisk klubb for handkirurgi     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0284-4311     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-12-01     Completed Date:  2004-03-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8707869     Medline TA:  Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg     Country:  Sweden    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  318-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Osaka Rosai Hospital, Osaka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Middle Aged
Muscle, Skeletal / abnormalities*,  surgery
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities / diagnosis*,  surgery
Orthopedic Procedures / methods
Thumb / abnormalities*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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