Trigger Finger Injection

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Trigger Finger Injection
Indication Trigger finger
Syringe 1mL
Needle 25G 16mm
Local 0.25mL 2% lidocaine
Volume 0.5mL

For the treatment of trigger finger


Inject into the palmar surface of the hand, toward the pulley at the base of the finger (A1 pulley) and maximal point of tenderness (or the nodule, if palpable).



Consider a finger splint to rest the finger for a few days after the injection. Success occurs in up to 75%, and may be effective for up to 3 months. Consider surgery if severe symptoms and failed trial of the above treatment.

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