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Snapping Junctura Tendinum to the Small Finger Simulating Radial Sagittal Band RuptureA Report of Two Cases
In-Ho Jeon, MD1; Joon-Ho Seok, MD1; Jin-Won Choi, MD1; Byung-Woo Lee, MD1; Shin-Yoon Kim, MD1; Poong-Taek Kim, MD1
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kyungpook National University Hospital, 50 Samduk, Chung-Gu, Daegu 700-721, South Korea. E-mail address for I.-H. Jeon: jeonchoi@chol.com
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Investigation performed at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2009 May 01;91(5):1219-1222. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.H.01009
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Extract

Snapping of the extensor tendon over the metacarpophalangeal joint usually involves a longitudinal or oblique tear of the radial sagittal band1, with subsequent displacement of the extensor tendon in an ulnar direction2.
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