Crimson Publishers Publish With Us Reprints e-Books Video articles

Abstract

Researches in Arthritis & Bone Study

An Unusual Localization of Calcific Tendinitis: Flexor Digitorum Profundus

  • Open or CloseRana Terlemez*

    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Turkey

    *Corresponding author: Rana Terlemez, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Turkey

Submission: October 22, 2019; Published: November 14, 2019

Volume1 Issue5
November, 2019

Abstract

A 34-year-old woman admitted to our clinic with pain, erythema and swelling on her 4th finger. She complained pain for 1 week with an acute onset. She did not report any history of prior trauma. Blood analysis was not appropriate with septic conditions. X-ray of the hand showed calcification over the volar aspect of the 4th metacarpophalangeal joint (Figure 1). Surgical excision confirmed our diagnosis. Calcific tendinitis of flexor digitorum profundus is a rare condition that can be misdiagnosed as septic arthritis, gout, acute fracture or tenosynovitis [1].

Get access to the full text of this article


About Crimson

We at Crimson Publishing are a group of people with a combined passion for science and research, who wants to bring to the world a unified platform where all scientific know-how is available read more...

Leave a comment

Contact Info

  • Crimson Publishers, LLC
  • 555 Madison Avenue, 5th floor
  •     New York, NY 10022, USA
  • +1 (929) 600-8049
  • +1 (929) 447-1137
  • info@crimsonpublishers.com
  • www.crimsonpublishers.com