V enous thromboembolism (VTE) is a common complication and leading cause of mortality in patients with cancer. Management is usually by anticoagulation, but this only prevents thrombus extension and has little effect on thrombus resolution. Venous thrombi resolve through a natural process of organization and the formation of neovascular channels within the… (More)
Spontaneous flexor intratendinous ruptures are rare and incompletely understood. They occur within the substance of the tendon, and in the absence of underlying pathological processes or direct trauma. We present an unusual case of spontaneous flexor digitorum profundus tendon rupture in the palm.