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Archive for November 2016

Flexor Tendon Sheath Infections of The Hand

Infection of the flexor tendon sheaths of the hand, represents a potential surgical emergency, due to these being closed compartments and swelling can result in necrosis. The same does not tend to occur in extensor tendons as they are open compartments. Infections to the flexor tendon sheath usually occur following a penetrating injury to the…

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