Bowler’s thumb is (DNB Dec 2009)
|A||Rupture of the extensor slip to the distal phalanx|
|B||Rupture of the ulnar collateral ligament at the first metacarpophalangeal joint|
|C||Perineural fibrosis of the ulnar digital nerve of the thumb|
|D||Tenovaginitis of the flexot tendon to the thumb|
Rupture of the ulnar collateral ligament at the first metacarpophalangeal joint
a. Bowler thumb is a perineural fibrosis caused by repetitious compression of the digital nerve of the thumb while grasping a bowling ball.
b. Bowlers with the condition are those who usually bowl 3 or 4 times a week. The condition is accompanied by tingling and paresthesias about the pulp