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Vol:6 Issue:2 Number:21 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #9388
Ace Report Cover Shoulder & Elbow

Evaluating corticosteroid injections for extensor carpi radialis brevis enthesopathy

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OrthoEvidence. Evaluating corticosteroid injections for extensor carpi radialis brevis enthesopathy. ACE Report. 2017;6(2):21. Available from:

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A Meta-Analysis of the Effect of Corticosteroid Injection for Enthesopathy of the Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Origin

J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Oct;41(10):988-998

Contributing Authors:
FM Claessen BA Heesters JJ Chan AR Kachooei D Ring

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Seven randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy of corticosteroid injections in the treatment of enthesopathy of the extensor carpi radialis brevis origin. Included RCTs featured local anesthetic or placebo saline injections as a control. Results demonstrated significantly lower pain at 1 month with corticosteroid versus control injections, but no sig...

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