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Closed extensor tendon rupture and distal radial fracture with use of a gymnast's wrist support.
  1. P R Stuart,
  2. P J Briggs
  1. Department of Orthopaedics, Middlesbrough General Hospital, Cleveland, UK.


    We report a case of delayed closed rupture of the tendon of extensor indicis proprius in a skeletally immature individual. This occurred following a minor greenstick fracture during use of a gymnast's wrist-finger support. To our knowledge this unusual complication has not been described previously.

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