Traumatic dislocation of the extensor tendon over the third metacarpophalangeal joint

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Abstract

An unusual traumatic dislocation of the extensor tendon of the third metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint is reported. The extensor hood was stretched but not torn on the radial side causing ulnar dislocation of the tendon. The radial extensor hood was incised and plicated and the junctura tendinum released.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Orthopaedic Surgery
Volume3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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Keywords

  • dislocation metacarpophalangeal joint
  • extensor hood
  • extensor tendon
  • junctura tendinum

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  • Surgery

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Traumatic dislocation of the extensor tendon over the third metacarpophalangeal joint. / Ibrahim, Sharaf.

In: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1995, p. 59-61.

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