Linburg–Comstock anomaly

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

Linburg-Comstock anomaly (or syndrome when symptomatic) refers to an anatomical variant of flexor tendons of the hand. It is a situation where the flexor pollicis longus (FPL) sends a connecting tendon to flexor digitorum profundus (FDP), causing simultaneous flexion at the distal interphalangeal joint of the index finger when the interphalangeal joint of the thumb is flexed.

Anatomy: Upper limb

Anatomy: Upper limb

Article information

rID: 67767
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Linburg-Comstock syndrome
  • Linburg–Comstock variation
  • Linburg–Comstock variant

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