What are the indications for open tendon sheath débridement for infectious flexor tenosynovitis?

Updated: Aug 27, 2018
  • Author: Mark R Foster, MD, PhD, FACS; Chief Editor: Harris Gellman, MD  more...
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Answer

Indications for open tendon sheath débridement include the following:

  • Stage III infections
  • Chronic infections
  • Infections caused by atypical mycobacteria

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