Trigger thumb release


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Trigger thumb in a child. Note lack of full thumb IP joint extension (straightening)

Skin incision marked with dots

Tendon exposed with careful avoidance of damage to the nerves and arteries

Note full correction achieved

Skin closed with absorbable stitches

Dressing on. This is left on for 4-5 days






The Hand to Elbow Clinic
29a James Street West
Bath BA1 2BT

Tel 01225 316895
Fax 01225 484949
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