Simultaneous Purulent Flexor Tenosynovitis of Multiple Digits


Acute suppurative tenosynovitis is a well-described hand infection that is usually due to  penetrating trauma or hematogenous spread.1-3 We describe a case of simultaneous hematogenous seeding to four flexor tendons. To our knowledge this has not been previously described.

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Mark H. Gonzalez, MD; Paul Prinz, MD; Robert F. Hall, Jr., MD