Flexor tendon rupture after collagenase injection for dupuytren contracture: Case report

Andrew Y. Zhang, Catherine M. Curtin, Vincent R. Hentz

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Abstract

Rupture of both flexor tendons after collagenase injection for Dupuytren contracture is a rare and problematic complication. We performed a 2-stage tendon reconstruction to treat this problem, with an acceptable result.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1323-1325
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume36
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2011

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Keywords

  • collagenase complication
  • Collagenase injection
  • Dupuytren contracture
  • Dupuytren disease
  • tendon rupture

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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