Rheumatoid wrist deformity and risk of extensor tendon rupture evaluated by 3DCT imaging

Abstract

Extensor tendon rupture on the dorsum of the wrist is commonly seen in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). It causes immediate dysfunction of the hand and surgical reconstruction is usually required. The purpose of this study was to clarify the risk of extensor tendon rupture by quantifying wrist deformity on three-dimensional computed tomography (3DCT… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00256-009-0867-7

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