Orthopedic Surgery for Flexor Tendon Lacerations Workup

Updated: Jul 30, 2019
  • Author: Bradon J Wilhelmi, MD; Chief Editor: Harris Gellman, MD  more...
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Workup

Imaging Studies

The injured hand should undergo radiography to exclude any underlying fractures.

Bodner et al reported that ultrasonography (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can be used to accurately diagnose the complete disruption of anular pulley ligaments of the flexor tendons. [10]