DOI: 10.25259/crcr_149_2023 ISSN: 2836-0788

A rare case of a rubber band or Dhaga syndrome

Bhupendar Singh, B. T. Pushpa, Praveen Bhardwaj, Shanmuganathan Rajasekaran, Nitish Gupta

Rubber band or Dhaga syndrome is a rare condition commonly present in infants or toddlers of specific communities who wear bracelets or sacred thread for religious or decorative purposes. It was first described by Hogeboom and Stephens in 1961. We report a case of a 2-year-old girl who came to our institution with swelling, inflammation, and pain in her right wrist. We describe the clinical-radiological presentation of this rare disease with intra-operative findings.

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