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Extensor tendon injuries in the hand and wrist 

Extensor tendon injuries in the hand and wrist
Extensor tendon injuries in the hand and wrist

David M. Evans

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date: 18 May 2022

Injuries common as tendons vulnerable

5 zones described

Mallet finger usually treated in splint, but some fractures may require fixation

Capener splint for boutonniere deformity, but sometimes surgery necessary

Most open tendon injuries need direct repair

Rehabilitation needs attention to detail.

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