ISSN : 1300-0012   E-ISSN 2458-9446 Home      |      Contact      |      TR
 
 
Volume: 33  Issue: 4  Year: 2020
  Platelet-rich plasma in the management of trigger finger: a case report. [Ağrı]
Ağrı. Ahead of Print: AGRI-03064 | DOI: 10.14744/agri.2021.03064  

Platelet-rich plasma in the management of trigger finger: a case report.

Ivan Medina-Porqueres1, Pablo Martin-Garcia2, Sofia Sanz-De-Diego3, Marcelo Reyes-Eldblom4
1Department of Physical Therapy. Faculty of Health Sciences. University of Malaga. Malaga, Spain.
2Onco-Hematology Unit. University Hospital Virgen de la Victoria. Malaga, Spain.
3Neurosurgery Unit. Regional Hospital of Malaga. Malaga, Spain.
4Costa del Sol Medical Center. Malaga, Spain.

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has emerged as a viable therapeutic alternative for a number of clinical applications and has potential benefit for use in trigger finger. However, PRP use has not been previously reported for this condition. We report a 63-year-old woman sustaining a refractory trigger finger after a series of three PRP injections over a 2-week period. There was resolution of triggering, with no symptom recurrence at 3-month follow-up. On the basis of this report, we can assume that the treatment of trigger finger with PRP is a promising therapeutic option to be further explored with larger samples and high-quality studies.

Keywords: Platelet-rich plasma, Growth factors, Trigger finger, Stenosing tenosynovitis, Tendinopathy.




Corresponding Author: Ivan Medina-Porqueres, Spain


TOOLS
Print
Download citation
RIS
EndNote
BibTex
Medlars
Procite
Reference Manager
Share with email
Share
Send email to author

Similar articles
PubMed
Google Scholar




   
Copyright © 2021 The Journal of The Turkish Society of Algology, All Rights Reserved.