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|Title:||Desmoid tumour following a distal radius fracture - a complication or a coincidence?|
distal radius fracture
posterior interosseus nerve
|Citation:||Tsai, L.H.C., Thamboo, T.P., Lim, A.Y.T. (2007). Desmoid tumour following a distal radius fracture - a complication or a coincidence?. Journal of Hand Surgery 32 (3) : 330-332. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhsb.2006.10.009|
|Abstract:||We describe a case of a desmoid tumour occurring 15 months following an uncomplicated fracture of the left distal radius. The occurrence of a desmoid tumour after fracture is extremely rare and a Medline search revealed only two previous reports. The correlation between the site of trauma and the tumour and the time interval between trauma and presentation strongly supports a causal role of the fracture in the occurrence of this tumour. © 2006 The British Society for Surgery of the Hand.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Hand Surgery|
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