Ulnar collateral ligament repair at thumb MP joint


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Thumb MP joint ulnar collateral ligament laxity causing instability (gamekeeper's thumb)

Skin incision marked

Superficial radilal nerve branch identified and protected

Adducted hood over the ligament identified

Ligament repaired to bone (pull off from the metacarpal head)

Adductor hood repaired

Skin closed





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