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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2003;8(4):189-192.
Published online December 1, 2003.
Avusion Fracture of the Second Metacarapl Base by the Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus - Case Report -
Dong Chul Kim, Ha Heon Song, Han Sol Lee, Jung Hwan Yang, Young Cheon Na
장 요수근 신건에 의한 제 2 중수골 기저부 견열 골절 - 증례 보고 -
김동철, 송하헌, 이한솔, 양정환, 나영천
Although avulsion of finger extensor from the base of distal phalanx is not uncommon, Avulsion fracture of the base of the index metacarpal by the tendon of extensor carpi radialis longus is rare injury. We describe an additional case of avulsion injury of extensor carpi radialis longus in which open reduction with internal fixation gave a satisfactory result.

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