Infections of the hand

Infections of the Hand include:

Paronychia- infection of the nail fold or cuticle

Felon- infection of the fingertip

Fungal infections of the nail

Joint infections of the hand and wrist

Pyogenic Flexor Tenosynovitis- infection of the tendon sheath usually caused by puncture injuries to the palm; may cause severe pain, swelling, and tenderness with movement of the finger.