Trigger digits: diagnosis and treatment.

  title={Trigger digits: diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Manual Saldana},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  volume={9 4},
  • Manual Saldana
  • Published 2001 in
    The Journal of the American Academy of…
Stenosing tenosynovitis of the thumb and fingers is a very common problem seen by the primary-care physician, the orthopaedic surgeon, and the hand surgeon. Primary stenosing tenosynovitis is usually idiopathic and occurs more frequently in middle-aged women than in men, but can be seen even in infancy. Secondary stenosing tenosynovitis of the digits can occur in patients with rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes mellitus, gout, and other disease entities that cause connective tissue disorders. The… CONTINUE READING


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