Checkrein deformity due to extensor hallucis longus hypotrophy treated with extensor digitorum longus tendon transfer.


Checkrein deformity is a relatively rare condition caused by hypotrophy or adhesion of a tendon after a lower leg injury. The occurrence of this condition due to the dysfunction of the extensor hallucis longus (EHL) is extremely rare. Only a few related case reports have been published, and Z-lengthening of the EHL tendon was performed for almost all… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.fas.2014.02.008