What are systemic causes of 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 exact etiology is still unknown, but it is thought that DM or autoimmune conditions may contribute to morphological changes in the pulley and/or the tendon sheath to cause triggering. Systemic causes of TF are collagen-vascular diseases, including the following [21] :


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