MRI in flexor tendon rupture after collagenase injection
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Flexor tendon rupture is an unusual complication following collagenase injection to relieve contractures. These patients require a close follow-up and in the event of tendon rupture, a decision has to be made whether to repair the tendon or manage the complication conservatively. The authors report the utility of MRI in the prognostication and management of a patient with Dupuytren’s contracture, who underwent collagenase injection and subsequently developed flexor digitorum profundus tendon rupture.
KeywordsFlexor digitorum profundus Collagenase Dupuytren’s contracture Magnetic resonance imaging
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Dr Chhabra has received research grants from GE-AUR (GERRAF), Siemens Medical Solutions, Gatewood Fellowship Award and Integra Life Sciences. He also serves as a research consultant with Siemens CAD group. These are unrelated to the current work.
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All authors report that they have no conflicts of interest.
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