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Revision as of 19:18, 25 June 2016

Background

  • Volar surface contains potential deep spaces that may become infected
  • Dorsal aspect contains the veins and lymphatics; will always swell whenever there is an inflammatory process

Clinical Features

  • Tenderness, induration, or fluctuance over volar aspect of hand
  • Pain w/ range of motion of digits

Differential Diagnosis

Hand and finger infections

Treatment

See Also

References

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