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Volume:27 Issue:1 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12448
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Similar Outcomes with Ultrasound-Guided and Blind Corticosteroid Injection for De Quervain's Disease


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Prospective randomized comparison of ultrasonography-guided and blind corticosteroid injection for de Quervain's disease.

Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2020 Apr;106(2):301-306

Contributing Authors: SW Choi JK Kim YH Shin

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Synopsis

Forty-four patients (48 wrists) with De Quervain's disease were randomized to receive an ultrasound-guided or blind corticosteroid injection (0.5 mL of 40mg/mL triamcinolone acetonide). Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Patient-Rated Wrist Evaluation (PRWE) pain, functional, and total scores, the incidence of skin hypopigmentation/atrophy, hypopigmentation score on...

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