Common Tendon Injuries in the Hand.


Mallet Finger Mallet finger is characterized by complete or partial disruption of the extensor tendon’s attachment at the dorsal base of the distal phalanx with resultant flexed deformity of distal interphalangeal (DIP) joint. This is the most common closed tendon injury. Mechanism of Injury: Forced flexion of the extended DIP joint, most commonly… (More)
DOI: 10.1249/JSR.0000000000000210


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@article{Maxwell2015CommonTI, title={Common Tendon Injuries in the Hand.}, author={Shane Maxwell and David Olson}, journal={Current sports medicine reports}, year={2015}, volume={14 6}, pages={428-9} }