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Abscess Fingertip Evaluation
Tests are usually not necessary to make the diagnosis of a felon.
Tests that may be used to evaluate felon include:
- Finger x-ray
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PubMed Abscess Fingertip References
- Clark DC. Common acute hand infections. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Dec 1;68(11):2167-76. 
- Roberge RJ, Weinstein D, Thimons MM. Perionychial infections associated with sculptured nails. Am J Emerg Med. 1999 Oct;17(6):581-2.