Kanavel’s Sign

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    Kanavel’s Sign

    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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    http://www.orthobullets.com/hand/6105/pyogenic-flexor-tenosynovitis

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