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J Hand Surg Br. 1990 May;15(2):268-70.

Injury to the A2 pulley in rock climbers.

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University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St. James' University Hospital, Leeds.

Abstract

Injury to the A2 pulley of the flexor sheath, resulting in bow-stringing of the flexor tendons, would appear to be fairly common in rock climbers performing at the present limits of difficulty. A typical case is described.

PMID:
2366027
DOI:
10.1016/0266-7681(90)90135-q
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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