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Finger Infection (cont.)

Finger Infection Pictures

Picture of flexor tendon sheaths and radial and ulnar bursae. Image courtesy of Randle L Likes, DO.
Picture of flexor tendon sheaths and radial and ulnar bursae. Image courtesy of Randle L Likes, DO.

Picture of a herpetic whitlow. Image courtesy of Glen Vaughn, MD.
Picture of a herpetic whitlow. Image courtesy of Glen Vaughn, MD.

Picture of a moderate paronychia. Swelling and redness around the edge of the nail is caused by a large pus collection under the skin. Image courtesy of Christina L Kukula, DO.
Picture of a moderate paronychia. Swelling and redness around the edge of the nail is caused by a large pus collection under the skin. Image courtesy of Christina L Kukula, DO.

Picture of drainage of pus from a paronychia. Image courtesy of Glen Vaughn, MD.
Picture of drainage of pus from a paronychia. Image courtesy of Glen Vaughn, MD.

Picture of a paronychia can progress to a felon if left untreated. Image courtesy of A paronychia can progress to a felon if left untreated. Image courtesy of Glen Vaughn, MD.
Picture of a paronychia can progress to a felon if left untreated. A paronychia can progress to a felon if left untreated. Image courtesy of Glen Vaughn, MD.

Picture of a subungual hematoma
Picture of a subungual hematoma

REFERENCES:

Fox, Jarod. "Felon." Medscape.com. Feb. 29, 2016. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/782537-overview>.

Sebastin, Sandeep, Kevin C. Chung, and Shimpei Ono. "Overview of Hand Infections." UpToDate.com. Mar. 2016. <http://www.uptodate.com/contents/overview-of-hand-infections?source=search_result&search=finger+infection&selectedTitle=1~150>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/19/2016

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