Wrist and Hand Procedures, Extra-Articular

  • Steven C. BokhovenEmail author


Several indications to perform an injection in hand and wrist are listed in this chapter. Grounds for extra-articular injections as well as relevant anatomy, medication, equipment and technique related to those procedures are clarified. Also aftercare and side and adverse effects are mentioned.



Abductor pollicis brevis tendon


Abductor pollicis longus tendon


Carpal tunnel syndrome


Extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon


Extensor carpi radialis longus tendon


Extensor carpi ulnaris tendon


Extensor digitorum communis tendon


Extensor digiti quinti tendon


Extensor indicis proprius tendon


Extensor pollicis brevis tendon


Extensor pollicis longus tendon


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sint MaartenskliniekNijmegenThe Netherlands

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