Tendon impingement of the extensor digiti minimi: clinical cases series and cadaveric study.

@article{Yoo2012TendonIO,
  title={Tendon impingement of the extensor digiti minimi: clinical cases series and cadaveric study.},
  author={Moon-jib Yoo and Kyung-Tae Chung and Jong Pil Kim and Myeung-Ju Kim and Kyung-Joon Lee},
  journal={Clinical anatomy},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={755-61}
}
The authors describe two unique clinical cases of closed extensor digiti minimi (EDM) tendon injuries after hyperflexion of the wrist with full finger flexion and one case of chronic tenosynovitis around the EDM tendon. All three cases were thought to be related to the bifurcation of the EDM tendon and synovial septum. Subsequently, variations in EDM tendons were investigated in 49 cadaveric hands with a focus on patterns of tendon bifurcation and their relationships with the surrounding… CONTINUE READING