Traumatic lesions of the extensor tendons

Rupture of the extensor pollicis longus tendon

Clinical information

Inability to extend the thumb after a distal radius fracture

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Rupture of the extensor pollicis longus tendon

Absent EPL tendon next to Listers tubercle
Absent EPL tendon next to Listers tubercle
Absent EPL tendon next to Listers tubercle
Absent EPL tendon next to Listers tubercle
Retracted proximal stump
Retracted proximal stump
Retracted proximal stump
Retracted proximal stump

Rupture of the extensor pollicis longus tendon

Retracted distal stump
Retracted distal stump
Distal extensor pollicis longus tendon
Distal extensor pollicis longus tendon
Retracted distal stump
Retracted distal stump
Distal extensor pollicis longus tendon
Distal extensor pollicis longus tendon

Details

  • Sex: Female
  • Age: 65
  • Body part: Wrist

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System