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Green Classification of Trigger finger

 Green Classification of Trigger finger


What is the Green Classification of Trigger finger?

  • Trigger finger is a Stenosing tenosynovitis caused by inflammation of the flexor tendon sheath, it happened mostly at the level of the A1 pulley.
  • There are 5 Annular Pulleys (A Pulley) 3 Cruciform pulleys (C Pulley).
  • The most two important A pulleys are A2 and A4 pulleys.
  • Trigger finger is classified by Green into 4 grades:
Extensor Tendon Injury of the Hand - mallet finger

Extensor Tendon Injury of the Hand

  • Extensor tendon injury of the Hand is among the most common presented injuries to the ER.
  • The most common injured finger is the long (third) finger. Read More
GradeDescription
Grade IPain and tenderness at the A1 pulley.
Grade IICatching of digit.
Grade IIILocking of digit; passively correctable.
Grade IVFixed, locked digit.
Green Classification of Trigger finger
De Quervain Tenosynovitis

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

  • De Quervain Tenosynovitis is a stenosing tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons at the 1st dorsal compartment of the wrist. It was first described by Fritz de Quervain in 1895.. Read More

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