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Regional Pain Syndromes

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Kanavel’s sign is seen in: (DNB June 2012)



A Tenosynovitis

B Dupuyteren’s contracture

C Carpal tunnel syndrome

D Trigger finger

Ans. A

Tenosynovitis

Kanavel's sign, a point of maximum tenderness in the palm 2.5 cm proximal to the base of the little finger in infection of tendon sheath.Goal is to distinguish infectious tenosynovitis from superficial or localized abscess

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