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Subkutan atrofi efter steroidinjektion i forbindelse med behandling af springfinger

Peter Birk Larsen1 & Michael Kjelager Tjørnild2 1) Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling, Regionshospitalet Viborg 2) Ortopædkirurgisk Afdeling, Regionshospitalet Horsens Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V05140273
Ugeskr Læger 2014;176:V05140273
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Subcutaneous atrophy following steroid injection in the treatment of trigger finger
Trigger finger (TF), also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, is a rather common condition that causes entrapment of the flexor tendon at the site of the annular pulley. The accepted first-line treatment for TF is injection of long-acting corticosteroid in the involved flexor tendon sheath. This treatment is characterized by a high success rate and a low level of reported adverse effects in the literature. We report a case of subcutaneous atrophy after steroid injection in the treatment of TF.
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