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Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences, 2021, 2(1); doi: 10.25236/AJMHS.2021.020101.

Treatment of congenital thumb flexor tendon stenosis tenosynovitis in pediatric patients with "u" type needle knife


Yin Hang1, Dong Bo2,*, Yang Feng2, Yuan Puwei2, Kang Wulin2, Liu Deyu2

Corresponding Author:
Dong Bo

1 The First School of Clinical Medicine, Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shaanxi Province, Xianyang 712046, China

2 Department of Osteopathology, Affiliated Hospital of Shaanxi, University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Xianyang 712000, China


To introduce the clinical effect of "U" acupotomy in treating congenital bunion tendon stricture tenosynovitis in children.[Methods] Under local anesthesia, "U" acupotomology was performed, and the parents were asked to help the children with passive flexion and extension of the thumb interphalanx.[Results] After acupotomology, there was no swelling, tenderness, springiness or noose on the right palm of the child, and the patient could flex and extend the affected finger autonomously. No recurrence was found in the follow-up for 6 months.[Conclusion] The "U" acupotomy in the treatment of congenital bunion or flexor tendon stenosing tenosynovitis has obvious effect, low cost, simple operation and few complications, which can effectively improve the clinical symptoms of children.


acupuncture; thumb flexor tendon; stenosing tenosynovitis; case report

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Yin Hang, Dong Bo, Yang Feng, Yuan Puwei, Kang Wulin, Liu Deyu, Treatment of congenital thumb flexor tendon stenosis tenosynovitis in pediatric patients with "u" type needle knife. Academic Journal of Medicine & Health Sciences (2021) Vol. 2, Issue 1: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMHS.2021.020101.


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