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Trigger finger: Trigger finger is a type of stenosing tenosynovitis in which the sheath around a tendon in the thumb or finger becomes swollen, or a nodule forms on the tendon. The condition is very painful, especially when the locked digit snaps (releases) beyond the restriction by the use of increased force. See detailed information below for a list of 4 causes of Trigger finger, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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