Closed traumatic avulsion of both flexor tendons in the ring finger

Ogun T., Ozdemir H., Senaran H.

JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, vol.60, no.4, pp.904-905, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Traumatic rupture of the deep flexor tendon is a well-recognized entity known as "jersey finger". However, simultaneous traumatic rupture or avulsion of both flexor tendons in a ringer without preexisting disease is extremely rare. Such an injury is presented and discussed here, with regards to the mechanism, location, and treatment in comparison with similar reports in the literature.