Extensor hood rupture

Rupture of the extensor hood with instability of the extensor tendon

Clinical information

Snapping sensation and pain after trauma

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Rupture of the extensor hood with instability of the extensor tendon

Transverse normal position
Transverse normal position
Transverse during slight flexion
Transverse during slight flexion
Transverse during slight flexion
Transverse during slight flexion
Transverse during slight flexion
Transverse during slight flexion

The extensor tendon is slightly thickened compared to the other tendons

Thickened tendon transverse
Thickened tendon transverse
Normal tendon transverse
Normal tendon transverse

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 58
  • Body part: Finger

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System