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Volume:2 Issue:6 Number:57 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #140
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

Transdermal steroid delivery not effective in trapeziometacarpal joint arthritis

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OrthoEvidence. Transdermal steroid delivery not effective in trapeziometacarpal joint arthritis. ACE Report. 2013;2(6):57. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/140

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Evaluation of transdermal steroids for trapeziometacarpal arthritis

J Hand Surg Am. 2010 Jun;35(6):921-7. Epub 2010 May 10

Contributing Authors: R Jain E Jain AG Dass O Wickstrom N Walter PJ Atkinson

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62 consecutive patients presented with 82 arthritic trapeziometacarpal joints with joint pain of at least 1 month duration and positive findings for at least one of 2 physician-delivered provocative tests to the passive hand: grind test (simultaneous axial compression and rotation of thumb) or localized tenderness at TMC joint, were randomized to be administered steroid or placebo intradermally vi...

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