Extensor pollicis longus tendon rupture
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Right distal radius dorsal plating 2 months back. Complaining of loss of the thumb extension for the last few days.
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The patient had dorsal radius plating two months back. There was a normal thumb extension after the surgery. He developed a loss of the thumb extension for the last few days. There was no recent injury. Ultrasound was requested to check the extensor pollicis longus integrity. There is tendon rupture with retraction of 50 mm between two ends of the tendon.