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Trigger finger

Issue 25 Synovium (Autumn 2008)

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A randomised controlled trial of steroid injections for trigger finger in general practice1 found that one or two injections of 1 ml of triamcinolone was effective in reducing pain and triggering for up to 12 months, with very few minor side-effects and good levels of patient satisfaction.

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