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Multiple Triggering in a Girl With Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome: Case Report

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source: Journal of Hand Surgery

year: 2010

authors: Cheung JP, Fung BK, Mak KC, Leung KH

summary/abstract:

We report a case of multiple triggering associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. We postulate that the propensity for tendon degeneration in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome coupled with repetitive microtrauma might lead to fraying of the tendon fibers and, consequently, triggering. Indeed, in our case, debridement of the tendons rather than resection of A1 pulley resulted in a good long-term functional outcome 2 years after surgery.

organisation: University of Hong Kong Medical Centre

DOI: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2010.06.023

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