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Flexor Tendon Anatomy eMedicine Orthopedics

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Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1245236-overview

Description: In addition to having technical expertise, experienced hand surgeons must have precise knowledge of flexor tendon anatomy to guide appropriate treatment of injuries to the flexor tendon system. The flexor tendon system consists of the flexor muscles in the volar compartment of the forearm, their tendinous extensions, and a specialized synovial lining.
Synonyms and related keywords: flexor tendon system, flexor pulley system, flexor sheath, retinacular sheath, trigger finger, stenosing tenosynovitis
Bates, Laurencin & Chang 2007

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Author/Contact: Bates, Laurencin & Chang
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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