Fluoroquinolone-Associated Tendinopathy of the Hand and Wrist: A Systematic Review and Case Report.

@article{Berger2017FluoroquinoloneAssociatedTO,
  title={Fluoroquinolone-Associated Tendinopathy of the Hand and Wrist: A Systematic Review and Case Report.},
  author={Israel Berger and Isak Goodwin and Gregory M. Buncke},
  journal={Hand},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={NP121-NP126}
}
BACKGROUND Fluoroquinolone use has been known to be associated with tendinopathy and tendon rupture for over 30 years. Hand and wrist involvement has been reported rarely, yet without early recognition and withdrawal of the fluoroquinolone, there is potential for significant morbidity. METHODS We searched Medline using a comprehensive search strategy for… CONTINUE READING