Trigger thumb

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Clinical diagnosis of trigger thumb.

Patient Data

Age: about 40 yrs
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Global thickening of A1 pully is seen at 1st metacarpo-phalangeal joint.

No joint effusion or cortical erosion is noted. No tendon tear is seen.

NOTE : Asymptomatic LEFT thumb: Normal thickness of A1 pully at LEFT 1st metacarpo-phalangeal joint.

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Case information

rID: 21260
Case created: 13th Jan 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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