Spontaneous ruptures of the flexor carpi radialis tendon secondary to STT osteoarthritis.

Department of Orthopaedics, University Hospital Pellenberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Lubbeek-Pellenberg, Belgium.
Acta orthopaedica Belgica (Impact Factor: 0.65). 02/1992; 58(4):474-6.
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Two cases of closed ruptures of the flexor carpi radialis which resulted from attrition of the tendon caused by bony spurs secondary to Scapho Trapezo Trapezoidal (STT) osteoarthritis are described. Treatment is conservative.

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