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Chronic injury to what anatomic structure can lead to a boutonnière deformity of the finger?
terminal extensor tendon
flexor digitorum profundis tendon insertion
central slip of the extensor tendon
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A 54-year-old female presents with a hand deformity. A surgical procedure is being considered that relocates the lateral bands dorsally to counteract the pathophysiology of the deformity. Which of the following deformities does this patient most likely have?
Boutonneire finger deformity
Lumbrical plus finger deformity
Mallet finger deformity
Jersey finger deformity
Swan neck finger defomity
Video showing Elson's test for Boutonniere deformity
Educational video describing the Boutonniere deformity of the fingers, including...