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2022 Jul

J Orthop Case Rep



Spontaneous Rupture of the Extensor Pollicis Longus Tendon in Console Video Game Players: A Case Series.


Louka JG, Zeine G, Pourre D
J Orthop Case Rep. 2022 Jul; 12(7):42-46.
PMID: 36684505.


Extensor pollicis longus (EPL) tendon spontaneous rupture has been related to numerous risk factors including wrist fractures, rheumatoid arthritis, and steroids administered locally or systemically, as well as repetitive and excessive wrist motion.