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					    Hand and Wrist Pain

Musculoskeletal Skills for Primary Care Course

   Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Acute pain with red flags like
trauma, childhood,
                                  HAND/WRIST PATHWAY
Adolescence, possible
sepsis, malignancy
REFER FOR URGENT
OPINION!


RULE OUT CERVICAL SPINE
PAIN




 Common Lumps
 Ganglion
 Lipoma
 Schwanoma
 Dupuytrens nodule
 Trigger nodule
 Beware of rapidly growing deep
 seated lumps



 Please refer to management
 guidelines below prior to onward
 referral
http://www.pathways.scot.nhs.uk
/Orthopaedics/Orthopaedics%20h
and%2023Sep05.htm
                Summary
• Diagnostic Pathway

• Nonoperative Management:
  Noninvasive/Invasive

• Watch the Injection/Examination Videos

				
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