Checkrein deformity due to extensor hallucis longus hypotrophy treated with extensor digitorum longus tendon transfer

Publication date: Available online 12 March 2014 Source: Foot and Ankle Surgery Author(s): Toshinori Kurashige , Kensuke Kawabata , Seiichi Suzuki Checkrein deformity is a relatively rare condition caused by hypotrophy or adhesion of a tendon after a lower leg injury. The occurrence of this condition due to the dysfunction of the extensor hallucis longus (EHL) is extremely rare. Only a few related case reports have been published, and Z-lengthening of the EHL tendon was performed for almost all patients

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Checkrein deformity due to extensor hallucis longus hypotrophy treated with extensor digitorum longus tendon transfer

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