Closed Extensor Indicis Proprius Tendon Rupture Presenting Mass Clinic on Dorsal Side of the Wrist
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Konya University Meram medical faculty, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Clinic, Konya/ Turkey
Selçuk University Selçuklu medical faculty, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Clinic, Konya/ Turkey
Yozgat Akdağmadeni State Hospital, Yozgat/ Turkey
Publication date: 2013-10-09
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Harun Kütahya   

Konya Univercity Meram medical faculty, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Meram/Konya, Turkey
Eur J Gen Med 2013;10(4):250-252
A 28 years old male constructor referred to our clinic for a mass on the dorsal side of the left wrist. He has constricted his hand to the plaster cast machine in hyperflexion posture one month ago and swelling complaint has begun one week ago. MRI revealed tenosynovitis. A wide organized hematoma was appeared in the 4th extensor compartment in the surgical exploration of the patient and it was observed that extensor indicis proprius tendon has detached from the musculotendineous region. Common extensor tendon of the second finger was intact. Tenodesis to the distal end of the ruptured tendon to the intact common extensor tendon by side to side surgical suture technique was performed. There were complete extension in the 2nd finger at the 2nd month after the surgery.
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