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4Suture the volar plate

If the volar plate is shortened, it is not acceptable to flex the finger by more than 30 degrees in order that it reach the ...

Pitfall: too much flexion

If the volar plate is shortened, it is not acceptable to flex the finger by more than 30 degrees in order that it reach the groove. If the surgeon has to flex the finger further, then a flexion contractor is likely to develop.
The only options in this event would be the use of a hinged external fixator, or even primary arthrodesis.