What causes trigger finger (TF)?

Updated: Apr 26, 2021
  • Author: Satishchandra Kale, MD, MBBS, MBA, MCh(Orth), FRCS(Edin), FRCS(Tr&Orth); Chief Editor: Harris Gellman, MD  more...
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The etiology of TF remains unknown or uncertain, although triggering seems to occur more frequently in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) or diabetes mellitus (DM). (See Etiology and Pathophysiology.)


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