De Quervain's Injection
- Superficial radial nerve branches.
- Skin pigmentation.
Mark with thumb nail…
- Tip radial styloid.
- Either side of first dorsal compartment tendons.
Clean with alcohol swab.
Support hypothenar eminence on patient’s hand.
1ml Celestone + 1 ml Lignocaine plain with 2.5ml syringe and 27G needle.
Aim to inject ~ 5mm proximal to tip radial styloid – superficial to extensor retinaculum .
Apply bandaid and massage area to spread the fluid.
Crepe bandage up around thumb.
For further information, refer to Hand Injections – General