Flexor tendon rupture of the little finger caused by calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease of the pisotriquetrum joint.

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We report a case of closed rupture of the flexor tendons of the little finger caused by calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease of the pisotriquetrum joint. The patient could not flex the little finger and did not have wrist pain. Plain radiographs of the affected wrist joint showed severe arthritic changes of the pisotriquetrum joint and… (More)
DOI: 10.1142/S0218810413720271

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@article{Wakasugi2013FlexorTR, title={Flexor tendon rupture of the little finger caused by calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease of the pisotriquetrum joint.}, author={Takuma Wakasugi and Ritsuro Shirasaka and Hiroaki Kimura and Yoshiaki Wakabayashi}, journal={Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand}, year={2013}, volume={18 3}, pages={413-5} }