Two Cases of Ishaemic Contracture of Intrinsic Muscle in the Hand

A. Matsuzaki, M. Mitsuyasu, H. Tono
1971 Orthopedics & Traumatology  
Two cases of ishaemic contracture, local in the hand were reported. Case 1-A woman, twenty year old, had the press-injury on the right wrist. The initial treatment was performed by wound closure and application of a plaster. After application of the plaster the hand was enormously swollen but was neglected to have proper care. After four weeks the plaster was removed and she noticed that the thumb could not be opend for grasping and its metacarpophalangeal joint could not be opend from its slightly flexed position.
doi:10.5035/nishiseisai.20.349 fatcat:wwl4fwryfvboxk234agkul4dp4