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Vol:255 Issue:3 Number:26 ISSN#:2564-2537
ACE Report #14632
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Dual Compartment vs. Single Compartment Steroid Injection for de Quervain Disease

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OrthoEvidence. Dual Compartment vs. Single Compartment Steroid Injection for de Quervain Disease. ACE Report. 2022;255(3):26. Available from:

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

Is a Steroid Injection in Both Compartments More Effective than an Injection in the Extensor Pollicis Brevis Subcompartment Alone in Patients with de Quervain Disease? A Randomized, Controlled Trial.

Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2022 Apr 1;480(4): 762-770.

Contributing Authors:
HS Jung SH Baek JS Lee

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50 patients with de Quervain disease were randomized to receive a steroid injection into the extensor pollicis brevis subcompartment only (n=25) or into both the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis subcompartments (n=25). The outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) and the incidence of injection-related complications. Results revealed no significant diff...

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