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Wrist and Hand Procedures, Extra-Articular

  • Steven C. Bokhoven
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Abstract

Several indications to perform an injection in hand and wrist are listed in this chapter. Grounds for extra-articular injections as well as relevant anatomy, medication, equipment and technique related to those procedures are clarified. Also aftercare and side and adverse effects are mentioned.

Abbreviations

APB

Abductor pollicis brevis tendon

APL

Abductor pollicis longus tendon

CTS

Carpal tunnel syndrome

ECRB

Extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon

ECRL

Extensor carpi radialis longus tendon

ECU

Extensor carpi ulnaris tendon

EDC

Extensor digitorum communis tendon

EDQ

Extensor digiti quinti tendon

EIP

Extensor indicis proprius tendon

EPB

Extensor pollicis brevis tendon

EPL

Extensor pollicis longus tendon

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sint MaartenskliniekNijmegenThe Netherlands

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