Monday, February 25, 2008

Answer: VizD Challenge Week of 2/18/08

There was NO WINNER this week!

Thank you to everyone who participated!

Next week's prize will double to $10

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1. What is the diagnosis?
2. What are Kanavel's 4 cardinal signs?

1. Flexor tenosynovitis
2. Kanavels's signs

  • finger held in slight flexion
  • sausage digit
  • tenderness along flexor tendon sheath
  • pain with passive extension of the digit

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