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Finger Extensor Tendon Injury

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by Kellicker PG

(Mallet Finger; Boutonniere Deformity)



American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Society for Surgery of the Hand



The Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation



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To P, Watson JT. Boutonniere deformity. J Hand Surg Am. 2011;36(1):139-142.

Zhang X, Yang L, et al. Treatment of bony boutonniere deformity with a loop wire. J Hand Surg Am. 2011;36(6):1080-1085.


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