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Trigger thumb

Trigger thumb: Introduction

Trigger thumb: A rare condition where problems with a tendon (inflammation) in the hand cause the finger or thumb to become painful and difficult to move. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Trigger thumb is available below.

Symptoms of Trigger thumb

  • Thumb tenderness
  • Finger tenderness
  • Flexor tendon nodule
  • Fusiform swelling on flexor tendon
  • more symptoms...»

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Causes of Trigger thumb

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Prognosis for Trigger thumb

Prognosis for Trigger thumb: congenital form usually disappears in a couple of years

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Definitions of Trigger thumb:

Trigger thumb is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Trigger thumb, or a subtype of Trigger thumb, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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