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Hand & Wrist Exam

The Palmar Examination

May 9th, 2019

Flexor Tendon Crepitus

  • How to Perform

  • With the fingers of one hand over the palmar crease of the hand overlying the flexor tendons, gently passively flex each finger and feel for crepitus.
  • Significance

  • Flexor tendon crepitus is a sign of tenosynovitis.
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