Review article on the Skier's thumb injury

Mike Hayton from Wrightington Hospital, UK and Mark Baratz from Pittsburgh, USA have teamed up to write a review article on Injuries to the thumb MP Joint ulnar collateral ligament. This injury is commonly known as the "Skier's thumb" injury but also occurs in many collision sports.

The abstract as it appear in Pub Med reads

Hand (N Y). 2008 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print] Links

Injury to the Ulnar Collateral Ligament of the Thumb.

Tsiouri C, Hayton MJ, Baratz M.

Wrightington Hospital, Appley Bridge, Hall Lane, Wigan, WN6 9EP, UK, xpysa@doctors.org.uk.

Injury to the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb is very common and can be disabling when missed or left untreated. We present a review of literature and our preferred way of management.

 

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