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Source Control pp 233-237 | Cite as

Hand Infections

  • Roger Saadia
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Abstract

• Determine nature and extent of infection. • Institute appropriate antimicrobial treatment. • Perform surgical debridement and drainage, if necessary. • Institute early measures to preserve hand function.

Keywords

Surgical Drainage Space Infection Eikenella Corrodens Flexor Tenosynovitis Flexor Tendon Sheath 
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