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Finger Extensor Tendon Injury

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by Kellicker PG

(Mallet Finger; Boutonniere Deformity)

 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
http://orthoinfo.aaos.org

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
http://www.assh.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

The Canadian Orthopaedic Association
http://www.coa-aco.org

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
http://www.canorth.org

 

References


Extensor tendon injuries. American Society for Surgery of the Hand website. Available at: http://www.assh.org/Public/HandConditions/Pages/ExtensorTendonInjuries.aspx. Published 2010. Accessed August 21, 2013.


Leggit JC, Meko CJ. Acute Finger Injuries: Part I. Tendons and Ligaments. Am Fam Physician. 2006 Mar 1;73(5):810-816. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/0301/p810.html. Accessed August 21, 2013.


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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