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An 8-year-old boy presented with inability to extend his fingers. Examination revealed congenital hypoplasia of the extensor tendons. He was treated with tendon transfers. We present a review of the literature and management of such cases.


Journal article


J r coll surg edinb

Publication Date





57 - 58


Child, Contracture, Fingers, Hand Deformities, Congenital, Humans, Male, Tendon Transfer, Tendons