Flexor Digitorum Superficialis and Flexor Digitorum Profundus with separated sheaths
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A 25 years old man presented with a laceration on radial side of proximal phalanx of 4th finger (zone II flexor) which was due to cut with glass.
The sheaths of Tendons of flexor digitorum sperficialis and profundus were not the same and each tendon had a separate sheath.
Treatment and outcome:
The tendons were reconstructed by modified Kessler sutures, after 15 months the patient had a 30 degrees of extension lag even after physiotherapy courses.
This is the first reported of such normal variation in human hand tendon anatomy.
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