Trigger Finger

Request for a referral for trigger finger (stenosing tenosynovitis) surgery.

Related keywords
Flexor tendon, retinacula pulley system, flexing, triggering
Who can apply
General Practitioner, Consultant, Musculoskeletal Assessment and Treatment Service
Referral routes
Criteria Based Access

Trigger finger is a condition that affects the tendons in the hand. When the affected finger or thumb is bent towards the palm, the tendon gets stuck and the finger clicks or locks.

(also known as or related to – flexor tendon, retinacula pulley system, flexing and triggering)

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Description: This is a Criteria Based Access policy.  If the patient demonstrably meets the specific criteria for treatment, the patient can be referred directly via the appropriate Referral Service with a standard referral letter.