Treatment of old introclable lesions of the extensors of the middle finger by resection arthroplasty with implant.

  • F Iselin, G Pradet
  • Published 1982 in
    Annales de chirurgie de la main : organe officiel…
Traumatic boutonniere deformity may become fixed and cannot be reduced when the joint cartilage become altered. We propose a resection arthroplasty with a Swanson's silicone implant as a valuable solution for this problem as it simplifies the joint and the extensor apparatus. We use a transverse approach through the extensor tendon which enables to restore… (More)