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Conservative Treatment Of De Quervain's Disease

Jean M. M. McKenzie
The British Medical Journal
Vol. 4, No. 5841 (Dec. 16, 1972), pp. 659-660
Published by: BMJ
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25423941
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Abstract

Thirty patients with de Quervain's disease were treated by injection of hydrocortisone acetate and lignocaine. A 93% incidence of complete relief of symptoms was obtained after 18 months. It is recommended that this is the treatment of choice before resorting to surgery.

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