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Closed acute traumatic rupture of extensor pollicis longus tendon-a report of two cases.

Authors
  • Redden, J F
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Hand
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1976
Volume
8
Issue
2
Pages
173–175
Identifiers
PMID: 939443
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Two cases are presented of closed rupture of the extensor pollicis longus due to rotational trauma to the forearm. Case 1 was successfully managed by indicis proprius transfer and the operative findings are described. The rarity of this injury is stressed by a review of the sparse relevant literature.

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