Table Of Contents

Foreword x

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xii

List of Contributors xiii

SECTION I: ENVIRONMENTAL INJURIES TO THE DERMIS

1. Thermal, Chemical, and Electrical Burns, Ziv M. Peled and Jonathan S. Schreiber 3

2. Injuries to the Dermis: Cold Injuries, Sokaratis Varitimidi,

Robert J. Goitz, and Dean G. Sotereanos 9

3. High-Pressure Injection Injuries, Kevin D. Plancher 14

SECTION II: INFECTIONS

4. Felons, Sam Moghtaderi and Kevin D. Plancher 21

5. Paronychia, Sam Moghtaderi and Kevin D. Plancher 25

6. Pyogenic Arthritis, Kevin D. Plancher 30

7. Web-Space Infections, Kevin D. Plancher 36

8. Supporative Flexor Tenosynovitis, John C. P. Floyd and

Waldo E. Floyd III 42

9. Herpetic Whitlow, Kevin D. Plancher 47

10. Bites to the Hand, Kevin D. Plancher 50

11. Mycobacterial Tenosynovitis, John C. P. Floyd and

Waldo E. Floyd III 55

SECTION III: COMPRESSION NEUROPATHY

A. Median Nerve

12. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Kevin D. Plancher 63

13. Pronator Syndrome, Kevin D. Plancher 70

14. Anterior Interossus Nerve Syndrome, Michael F. Bothwell and

Kevin D. Plancher 75

B. Ulnar Nerve

15. Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Eric Freeman, Dennis Rodin, and

Kevin D. Plancher 80

16. Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome, Robert M. Szabo 87

C. Radial Nerve

17. Posterior Interosseus Syndrome, William B. Geissler 96

D. Cervical Nerve

18. Cervical Root Compression, Bradley M. Thomas,

John M. Olsewski, and Jerry G. Kaplan 102

19. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type I (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy), Carole W. Agin 108

SECTION IV: NERVE INJURIES/PALSIES

20. Acute Nerve Laceration, Kevin D. Plancher 117

A. Nerve Palsies

21. Low Median Nerve Palsy, Kevin D. Plancher 122

22. Ulnar Nerve-Tendon Transfer, Mark S. Cohen 129

23. High Radial Nerve Palsy, Kevin D. Plancher 134

SECTION V: VASCULAR DISORDERS

24. Arterial Aneurysms, Kevin D. Plancher 145

25. Cannulation Injuries, Leon S. Benson 152

26. Extravasation Injuries, Leon S. Benson 158

SECTION VI: CONTRACTURES

27. Dupuytrens Contracture, Jack Abboudi and David S. Zelouf 167

28. Stiff Joints, Shelly M. Sailer 174

SECTION VII: TENDON INJURIES

A. Tenosynovitis

29. Flexor Stenosing Tenosynovitis: Trigger Finger and Thumb,

Kevin D. Plancher 183

30. De Quervains Disease, Kevin D. Plancher 188

31. Flexor Carpi Radialis Tunnel Syndrome, Kevin D. Plancher 193

32. Flexar Carpi Ulnaris Calcific Tendinitis, RichardW. Barth 198

B. Tendon Repair

33. Acute Laceration of Flexor Tendons, Mark S. Rekant 202

34. Delayed Treatment of Flexor Tendons: Staged Tendon Reconstruction, Lawrence H. Schneider 209

35. Chronic Lacerations of Extensor Tendons, Angela A. Wang and Michelle Gerwin Carlson 215

36. Avulsions of the Flexor Digitorum Profundus,

Donald M. Lewis and Randall W. Culp 219

SECTION VIII: FRACTURES AND DISLOCATIONS OF

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