ACE Report #7267
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

No difference between one- and two-injection corticosteroid treatments for trigger finger

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A prospective randomized trial comparing the effectiveness of one versus two (staged) corticosteroid injections for the treatment of stenosing tenosynovitis

Hand (N Y). 2014 Sep;9(3):340-5

Contributing Authors: E Sheikh JD Peters W Sayde M Maltenfort C Leinberry

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Ninety-seven adult patients suffering from stenosing tenosynovitis, also known as trigger finger, were randomly allocated to treatment using either two staged corticosteroid injections or a single injection. Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) scores were used to assess effectiveness of treatment; no significant differences in DASH scores were found between one- and two-injection tre...

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