Surgical repair after flexor tendon rupture

Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus tendon after surgical repair with tendon interposition. The distance between the tendon and the phalanx is increased because the tendon is not fixated by pulleys.

Clinical information

Control examination after surgical repair of the flexor pollicis longus tendon

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus tendon after surgical repair with tendon interposition. The distance between the tendon and the phalanx is increased because the tendon is not fixated by pulleys.

Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus tendon longitudinal
Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus tendon longitudinal
Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus tendon longitudinal
Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus tendon longitudinal
Increased distance between the tendon and phalanx longitudinal
Increased distance between the tendon and phalanx longitudinal
Increased distance between the tendon and phalanx longitudinal
Increased distance between the tendon and phalanx longitudinal

Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus tendon after surgical repair with tendon interposition. The distance between the tendon and the phalanx is increased because the tendon is not fixated by pulleys.

Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus transverse
Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus transverse
Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus longitudinal
Sutures in the flexor pollicis longus longitudinal

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 16
  • Body part: Thumb

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