Traumatic lesions of the extensor tendons

Extensor pollicis longus tendon rupture

Clinical information

Inability to extend the thumb after trauma

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Extensor pollicis longus tendon rupture

Transverse Lister´s tubercle and empty groove
Transverse Lister´s tubercle and empty groove
Transverse retracted distal stump
Transverse retracted distal stump
Longitudinal retracted distal tendon
Longitudinal retracted distal tendon
Longitudinal retracted distal stump
Longitudinal retracted distal stump

Extensor pollicis longus tendon rupture

Longitudinal retracted proximal tendon
Longitudinal retracted proximal tendon
Transverse retracted proximal stump
Transverse retracted proximal stump
Longitudinal retracted proximal tendon
Longitudinal retracted proximal tendon

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 46
  • Body part: Left hand

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System