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Skier's Thumb (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Justin Strittmatter, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Science Center.

Coauthor(s): Charles Preston, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, Charity Hospital, Louisiana State University.

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

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MedscapeReference. Skier's Thumb.

Previous Contributing Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.


Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2012

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Injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the thumb were first recognized as an occupational condition in European gamekeepers.

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