Flexor pollicis longus tendon injuries in children.

Abstract

Tendon injuries to the thumb are uncommon in children. Nine children (mean age 6.1 years) with isolated complete injuries to the flexor pollicis longus (FPL) were treated with primary suture and controlled mobilisation at a major referral centre between 1985 and 1992. Five injuries occurred in zone II, two in zone III and two in zone V. One child developed… (More)

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