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MRI NEWSLETTER: Flexor Pulley Injury in Rock Climbers

Injuries are most common in rock climbing and other sports resulting in a forced extension of a flexed finger. Approximately 30% of all hand injuries in rock climbers are pulley injuries. Findings on MRI include; focal discontinuity of pulley fibres, bowstringing Рincreased gap between the flexor tendon and volar surface of the phalanx, edema superficial and deep to pulley, fluid within tendon sheath.

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By Dr. William Renner

 

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