Early joint and tendon reconstruction for a degloving injury to the dorsum of the hand.

Abstract

Primary insertion of inert material into an open wound to expedite joint and tendon reconstruction can be safely accomplished if the wound is thoroughly debrided and the material is covered with a well-vascularized flap. In this case, metacarpophalangeal mobility and extensor tendon function were largely preserved by early insertion of silicone spacers and… (More)

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