NC57.6/S66.6 Injury of multiple flexor muscles or tendons at wrist or hand level



Injury of multiple flexor muscles or tendons at wrist or hand level is caused by trauma or repetitive strain from activities such as weightlifting, sports, or manual labor. It can also be caused by underlying medical conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis or diabetes.


The diagnosis of this injury is made based on the patient’s history, physical examination and imaging tests such as x-rays or ultrasound scans.

Differential diagnosis

The differential diagnosis includes carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis and flexor tenosynovitis.


The treatment of multiple flexor muscle or tendon injuries at the wrist or hand level may include rest, immobilization of the affected area, physical therapy, corticosteroid injections, and/or surgery.


The prognosis for this injury is generally good, with full recovery possible in most cases. However, the recovery process may be lengthy and may require a significant amount of time and dedication from the patient.

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