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The Effect of Conservative Management in Extensor Plus Finger After Partial Amputation to the Ulnar DigitsA Case Report

Sudhakar, Gangatharam MOT, CHT; Le blanc, Monique Bsc (OT) CHT

Techniques in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/BTH.0b013e31822af060
Techniques
Abstract

The extensor plus finger after partial amputation of ulnar digits can affect the functions of the hand. The therapist intricate knowledge of intrinsic and extrinsic mechanism of fingers and creative approach in therapy would solve the puzzle when managing complex problem (extensor plus finger). Here we study a case of extensor plus finger after partial amputation of ulnar digits, its mechanism, and our experience with conservative management in managing extensor plus finger.

Author Information

Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

The study was not funded by any organizations.

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Gangatharam Sudhakar, MOT, CHT, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar. E-mail: simonsudhakar@yahoo.com.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.