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What are the tests for trigger finger?

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Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Physical examination

Trigger finger is caused when the space between the flexor tendon and the tendon sheath (tunnel) becomes tight.
It becomes difficult to bend the finger and it may become stuck, either in flexion (bent) or extension (straight). This can be seen on physical exam. Typically the hand is tender over the horizontal crease in the hand. This is more common in diabetics.

In brief: Physical examination

Trigger finger is caused when the space between the flexor tendon and the tendon sheath (tunnel) becomes tight.
It becomes difficult to bend the finger and it may become stuck, either in flexion (bent) or extension (straight). This can be seen on physical exam. Typically the hand is tender over the horizontal crease in the hand. This is more common in diabetics.
Dr. Robert Coats II
Dr. Robert Coats II
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In brief: Trigger points

No specific study are recommended or indicated .
Your dr , in a physical examination determine the positivity of trigger finger. . Please go to your dr for diagnosis through a physical exam.

In brief: Trigger points

No specific study are recommended or indicated .
Your dr , in a physical examination determine the positivity of trigger finger. . Please go to your dr for diagnosis through a physical exam.
Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Physical Exam

History and physical exam are used to diagnose trigger finger.
An experienced hand surgeon will be able to make the diagnosis.

In brief: Physical Exam

History and physical exam are used to diagnose trigger finger.
An experienced hand surgeon will be able to make the diagnosis.
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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