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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2006;11(4):252-254.
Published online December 1, 2006.
Tenosynovitis of Extensor Tendon Associated with Extensor Indicis Brevis Muscle - A Case Report -
Woo Sung Jung, Kwang Hyun Lee
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
수근부 신전건의 활액막염을 동반한 단 인지 신근 - 증례 보고 -
정우성, 이광현
한양대학교 의과대학 정형외과학교실
Correspondence:  Kwang Hyun Lee, Tel: 02-2290-8482, Fax: 02-2299-3774, 
Email: leegh@hanyang.ac.kr

*Woo Sung Jung and Kwang Hyun Lee contributed equally to this study as co-first authors.
Abstract
The extensor indicis proprius muscle (EIP) originate from the proximal two-thirds of the distal half of interosseous line of ulna, the adjacent interosseous membrane and frequently the fibrous septum of the extensor pollicis longus and the dorsal ulnar septum. Variation of EIP is include complete absence or some change of its origin or insertion. But it is very rare and there is no report about its variation in our country as we know. Of variation, short form of EIP is relatively well known and is called Extensor indicis brevis or Extensor digitorum brevis manus. We present a case of a extensor tenosynovitis associated with extensor indicis brevis muscle at wrist level.
Key Words: Hand, Extensor indicis brevis, Tenosynovitis
 


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