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J Hand Surg Am. 2014 Mar;39(3):524-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.12.020.

Traumatic flexor digitorum superficialis and A2-A3 pulley rupture: case report.

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1
Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY.
2
Hand and Upper Extremity Service, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY. Electronic address: wolfes@hss.edu.

Abstract

We present a case of simultaneous traumatic rupture of the flexor digitorum superficialis tendon and the A2 and A3 flexor tendon pulleys. Excision of the flexor digitorum superficialis tendon and reconstruction of the pulleys led to restoration of function.

KEYWORDS:

Flexor digitorum superficialis; pulley repair; pulley rupture; tendon; tendon rupture

PMID:
24559629
DOI:
10.1016/j.jhsa.2013.12.020
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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