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|Title:||Acute flexor tenosynovitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae.|
|Authors:||Wise, K A|
|Affiliation:||Department of Medical Microbiology, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, NSW, Australia|
|Citation:||Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery; 60(12): 993-5|
|Abstract:||A case of acute flexor tenosynovitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae in a previously well male truck driver is described. The importance of specimen collection and processing in establishing a microbiological diagnosis is emphasized. Early surgical drainage and treatment with penicillin resulted in rapid resolution of the infection and a return to full function of the hand.|
|Internal ID Number:||2268219|
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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