Flexor tendon rupture after collagenase injection for dupuytren contracture

Case report

Andrew Y. Zhang, Catherine M. Curtin, Vincent R. Hentz

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Abstract

Rupture of both flexor tendons after collagenase injection for Dupuytren contracture is a rare and problematic complication. We performed a 2-stage tendon reconstruction to treat this problem, with an acceptable result.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1323-1325
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume36
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • collagenase complication
  • Collagenase injection
  • Dupuytren contracture
  • Dupuytren disease
  • tendon rupture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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Flexor tendon rupture after collagenase injection for dupuytren contracture : Case report. / Zhang, Andrew Y.; Curtin, Catherine M.; Hentz, Vincent R.

In: Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 36, No. 8, 08.2011, p. 1323-1325.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zhang, Andrew Y. ; Curtin, Catherine M. ; Hentz, Vincent R. / Flexor tendon rupture after collagenase injection for dupuytren contracture : Case report. In: Journal of Hand Surgery. 2011 ; Vol. 36, No. 8. pp. 1323-1325.
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