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Rupture of the triceps brachii at the musculotendinous junction is reported in a patient with diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Successful reconstruction was achieved by delayed primary repair. V-Y advancement of the triceps, and a plantaris tendon graft.
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Accepted: September 1, 1996
Received: March 9, 1994
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© 1997 The American Society for Surgery of the Hand. All rights reserved. Published by Elsevier Inc.