Atypical Triggering at the Wrist due to Intratendinous Infiltration of Tophaceous Gout
First Online: 03 July 2008 Received: 03 May 2008 Accepted: 11 June 2008 DOI:
10.1007/s11552-008-9120-4 Cite this article as: Sano, K., Kohakura, Y., Kimura, K. et al. HAND (2009) 4: 78. doi:10.1007/s11552-008-9120-4 Abstract
This is a report of a 41-year-old male with triggering of the long finger flexor digitorum superficialis tendon at the wrist secondary to tophaceous gout. The tophus was severely infiltrating the tendon, and a tenotomy of the FDS tendon was performed. Preoperatively, the lesion could not be distinguished from a neoplasm.
Keywords Triggering Tophaceous gout Intratendinous infiltration Flexor digitorum superficialis tendon References
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