Conservative Treatment of de Quervain's DiseaseBr Med J 1972; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5841.659 (Published 16 December 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;4:659
- Jean M. M. McKenzie
Thirty patients with de Quervain's disease were treated by injection of hydrocortisone acetate and lignocaine. A 93% incidence of complete relief of symptoms was obtained after 18 months. It is recommended that this is the treatment of choice before resorting to surgery.