Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 46, Issue 2, pp 237–240 | Cite as

MRI in flexor tendon rupture after collagenase injection

  • Shruti Khurana
  • Vibhor Wadhwa
  • Avneesh Chhabra
  • Bardia Amirlak
Case Report

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Flexor digitorum profundus Collagenase Dupuytren’s contracture Magnetic resonance imaging 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shruti Khurana
    • 1
  • Vibhor Wadhwa
    • 2
  • Avneesh Chhabra
    • 3
    • 4
  • Bardia Amirlak
    • 3
  1. 1.Lady Hardinge Medical CollegeNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  3. 3.UT Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA
  4. 4.Johns Hopkins UniversityBaltimoreUSA

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