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|Title:||Acute flexor tenosynovitis caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae.||Austin Authors:||Wise, K A||Affiliation:||Department of Medical Microbiology, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, NSW, Australia||Issue Date:||1-Dec-1990||Publication information:||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.||Gov't Doc #:||2268219||URI:||http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/11515||URL:||https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2268219||Type:||Journal Article||Subjects:||Acute Disease
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