Madelung Deformity and Extensor Tendon Rupture

Gholam Hossain Shahcheraghi, Maryam Peyman, Kamran Mozafarian
American Journal of Orthopedics 2015, 44 (7): E242-4
Extensor tendon rupture in chronic Madelung deformity, as a result of tendon attrition on the dislocated distal ulna, is a rare occurrence. It is, however, seen more often in rheumatoid arthritis. There are few case reports in the English-language literature on this issue. We report a case of multiple tendon ruptures in a previously undiagnosed Madelung deformity.

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