Multiple pulley rupture following corticosteroid injection for trigger digit: case report

J Hand Surg Am. 2009 Oct;34(8):1444-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jhsa.2009.04.037. Epub 2009 Aug 15.

Abstract

We report a case of pulley rupture following repeated local corticosteroid injections for trigger digit. The treatment involved exploration, tenolysis, and reconstruction using the palmaris longus tendon.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / administration & dosage
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / adverse effects*
  • Contracture / chemically induced
  • Contracture / surgery
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Injections
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Rupture, Spontaneous / chemically induced
  • Rupture, Spontaneous / surgery
  • Tendon Injuries / chemically induced*
  • Tendon Injuries / surgery
  • Tendons / drug effects*
  • Tendons / pathology
  • Tendons / transplantation
  • Triamcinolone Acetonide / administration & dosage
  • Triamcinolone Acetonide / adverse effects*
  • Trigger Finger Disorder / drug therapy*

Substances

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • Triamcinolone Acetonide