Kanavel’s sign: clinical sign found in patients with flexor tenosynovitis (infection of flexor tendon sheath of hand)

–       involved digit kept in flexed position

–       tenderness to palpation over tendor sheath

–       pain with passive extension of digit

–       fusiform swelling of digit

 

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