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The lunate has been described by Kauer as being thinner dorsally than volarly when measured proximal to distal. We used an x-ray method to measure the shape of the lunate in order to compare dorsal and volar thicknesses after recognizing clinically a group of patients with scapholunate dissociation in whom volar flexed lunates were present. Using this(More)
Extensor tendon subluxation at the metacarpophalangeal joint occurs only rarely in patients without rheumatoid arthritis. Almost all reported cases involve disruption of the radial sagittal band with ulnar subluxation of the extensor tendon. A technique of sagittal band reconstruction is described that entails weaving a retrograde segment of extensor tendon(More)
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