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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2014, Article ID 906487, 3 pages
Case Report

A Case Report of Herpetic Whitlow with Positive Kanavel’s Cardinal Signs: A Diagnostic and Treatment Difficulty

Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK

Received 23 July 2014; Accepted 11 October 2014; Published 4 November 2014

Academic Editor: Johannes Mayr

Copyright © 2014 Milos Brkljac et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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