clenched fist syndrome

A condition caused by a traumatic laceration, typically over the 3rd and 4th metacarpophalangeal joints, which occurs when ‘A’ strikes ‘B’ in the teeth with a clenched fist; this results in a cutaneous abscess often infected with Eikenella corrodens, part of the normal oral flora; improper management may result in osteomyelitis
Management Debridement, broad-spectrum antibiotics to ‘cover’ for anaerobic bacteria

clenched fist syndrome

A condition caused by a traumatic laceration, typically over the 3rd and 4th metacarpophalangeal joints, which occurs when 'A' strikes 'B' in the teeth with a clenched fist; this results in a cutaneous abscess often infected with Eikenella corrodens, part of the normal oral flora; improper management may result in osteomyelitis Management Debridement, broad-spectrum antibiotics to 'cover' for anaerobic bacteria
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