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Injuries: Tendon – Extensor

  • Simon L. KnightEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Extensor tendon injuries are common. They are diverse in nature. Their complexity is often underestimated and it is difficult to get consistently good results after their repair.

Keywords

Extensor tendon Extensor tendon repair Boutonniere Carducci’s test Mallet finger Elson’s test Boye’s test Sagittal band 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Plastic SurgeryLeeds General infirmaryLeeds, West YorkshireUK

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