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AAOS: Treating trigger finger with 2 steroid injections increases risk of surgery

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April 2013

AAOS: Treating trigger finger with 2 steroid injections increases risk of surgery

Vol: 2| Issue: 3| Number:62| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing One versus Two Injections for Stenosing Tenosynovitis

Contributing Authors:
J Peters CF Leinberry E Sheikh WM Sayde JE Dowdell III

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101 patients with stenosing tenosynovitis (trigger finger) symptoms were randomized to receive either one corticosteroid injection or two corticosteroid injections, in order to determine the optimal number of injections needed to treat this condition effectively. Following assessments over a 1 year period, results indicated that one and two injections both provided similar relief from symptoms. Ho...

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