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sábado, 1 de agosto de 2020

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EM@3AM - August 01, 2020 - By Ediger D and Bridwell R
Reviewed by: Long B and Koyfman A
"Pearls
  • Pyogenic flexor tenosynovitis is a clinical diagnosis requiring a high index of suspicion, especially when patients return after a course of antibiotics
  • Patients who have acute (<5 days) onset of painful extension and flexor sheath tenderness have a high likelihood of having PFT
  • The cornerstones of management are surgical consultation and early empiric antibiotics against MRSA and Streptococcus
  • Consider gonococcal tenosynovitis in sexually active patients with symptoms without antecedent hand injury"