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Trigger Finger Diagnosis And Treatment

Trigger finger is one of the most common conditions treated in a hand surgeons office patients present complaining that their finger pops when they flex and extend the finger locks in a flexed position or they can barely flex the digit at all this can be uncomfortable or downright painful the tendons that flex the finger run through a tight sheath that is made up of a system of pulleys only one of the two tendons is shown here for the sake of simplicity normally when the finger bends the tendon smoothly glides in and out of the shealth.

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