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An Atypical Presentation of a Flexor Intratendinous Ganglion of the Hand

Chia, Dawn Sinn Yii MBBS, MRCS, MMed; Kong, Jun Cheong MBBS; Teoh, Lam Chuan MBBS, MMed, FRCS, FAMS

doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e31829ba9c5
Hand Surgery
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Intratendinous ganglions of the hand are rare. We report an unusual case of a ganglion arising within the flexor tendon in the hand. The intratendinous ganglion arose from the flexor digitorium profundus tendon of the little finger, causing flexion deformity of the finger.

From the Hand and Microsurgery Section, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.

Received April 25, 2013, and accepted for publication, after revision, May 13, 2013.

Conflicts of interest and sources of funding: none declared.

Reprints: Dawn Sinn Yii Chia, MBBS, MRCS, MMed, Hand and Microsurgery Section, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11, Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433. E-mail: dawn_chia@ttsh.com.sg.

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