What are treatment options for inflammatory flexor tenosynovitis?

Updated: Oct 25, 2017
  • Author: Mark R Foster, MD, PhD, FACS; Chief Editor: Harris Gellman, MD  more...
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Nonoperative management is the primary treatment for inflammatory FT. In patients refractory to at least 3-6 months of good medical management or in patients with tendon ruptures, flexor tenosynovectomy should be performed.


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