[Infections of the hand].

  title={[Infections of the hand].},
  author={M Wannske},
  journal={Der Orthopade},
  volume={17 1},
Sometimes severe bacterial infections of the hand arise quickly and lead to damage of anatomical structures and loss of function. In this paper pathophysiology and clinical signs are presented. The most important priority in therapy is to prevent the infection from extending to deeper structures in the hand, such as tendon sheaths, and along them to the mid… CONTINUE READING