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Title: Delayed post-traumatic trigger finger in a 14-year-old boy after blunt trauma. A case report
Authors: Degreef, Ilse ×
Sciot, Raphael
De Smet, Luc #
Issue Date: Nov-2007
Series Title: Acta Chirurgica Belgica vol:107 issue:6 pages:731-2
Abstract: Although trigger finger is a common phenomenon, it is a rare condition in children and even more infrequently caused by a traumatic event. A case of a 14-year-old boy is reported, who presented with a prominent palmar nodule over a triggering middle finger and progressive flexion contracture, 6 months after a fall on the outstretched hand. An operation with resection of the A1-pulley and resection of the nodule, that showed chondroid metaplasia and calcifications, resolved the problem completely.
ISSN: 0001-5458
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthopaedics Section (-)
Translational Cell & Tissue Research
Research Group for Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
× corresponding author
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