Digital flexor tendon rupture due to gout: a case report and literature review

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Sean Kwang Howe Leow https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7225-2712
Robert Knight

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Tendon Injuries, Gout, Rupture, Spontaneous

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N/A - Case Report

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