Luc Depierreux

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A patient with a radial nerve palsy which persisted nine months after a diaphyseal fracture of the humerus was referred to our department. Radiographs and ultrasound examination showed that the radial nerve was transected and partially entrapped in the fracture callus. This double injury was confirmed and was repaired during subsequent surgical treatment.(More)
Major trauma to the upper extremity may lead to ischemic contracture of various muscle groups, sometimes including the intrinsic muscles of the hand. The clinical consequence of such necrotic fibrosis of the intrinsics is clawing of the digits with marked stiffness. After a short anatomical review of the fascias of the intrinsics, indications and operative(More)
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