Monday, December 31, 2007

VizD Challenge Week of 12/31/07

What is wrong with this finger?

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1. What is the name of this condition?
2. What tendon is injured?

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WongML said...

Mallet finger.

Extensor digitorum tendon injury at the DIP of the index finger.

Rune said...

1. Mallet finger. 2. Extensor digitorum tendon

NPG said...

Stenosing tenosynovitis (trigger finger), involves the flexor digitorum superficialis and profunda

blogborygmi said...

Is the date a clue? Were mallets really popular in the 20's?

Extensor digitorum tendon is injured

ptk said...

Mallet finger

Extensor digitorum tendon of the index finger

brocasarea said...

Mallet due to avulsion of extensor tendon....a typical deformity,due to avulsion fracture!