Lateral Band Subluxation: An Unusual Case of Pseudotrigger

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Lim, R., Sreedharan, S. Lateral Band Subluxation: An Unusual Case of Pseudotrigger. J Hand Microsurg 7, 208–211 (2015).

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  • Flexor Tendon
  • Exostosis
  • Lateral Band
  • Proximal Interphalangeal Joint
  • Trigger Finger