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How long can you ignore a ruptured tendon in your finger before it becomes inoperable?
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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: 3 weeks
In particular if you have ruptured a flexor tendon (one that bends the finger) you need to have it fixed within 3 weeks or you need a reconstruction.
Extensor tendons you have up to 6 weeks.

In brief: 3 weeks
In particular if you have ruptured a flexor tendon (one that bends the finger) you need to have it fixed within 3 weeks or you need a reconstruction.
Extensor tendons you have up to 6 weeks.
Dr. Daniel Mass
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