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Tendon Lengthening in Volkmann’s Ischemic Contractures in Hemophilia

  • Hernan Blanchetiere
  • Ana Laura Douglas Price
  • Enrique Pener

Abstract

  • Generally in patients that show a contracture in the flexion of the finger flexor apparatus, but also have a good perception, positioning, and sensibility of the hand [1].

  • Volkmann’s ischemic contractures, flexion contractures in cerebral palsy [2].

Keywords

Cerebral Palsy Compartment Syndrome Flexion Contracture Flexor Digitorum Profundus Finger Flexor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hernan Blanchetiere
    • 1
  • Ana Laura Douglas Price
    • 1
  • Enrique Pener
    • 1
  1. 1.Orthopedics and Traumatology Department“Juan A. Fernandez” HospitalBuenos AiresArgentina

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