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      Mat BR
      Participant

      A resident recently pointed to my attention that the description of the Finkelstein manoeuvre most of us learned should actually be called the Eichoff’s manoeuvre. This misnomer dates back to 1958…

      https://europepmc.org/article/med/15792200

    • #11736
      Stephen Bird
      Keymaster

      It depends who you believe,

      Have a read of this article.

      https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6103758/pdf/10-1055-s-0038-1626690.pdf

      It is funny in medicine how names stick even if the original inventor of the test or discoverer of the knowledge does not get the glory.
      I think this is seen in all fields and is not limited to medicine.

      The article I have suggested compares both tests as there is a slight difference and the Finkelsteins comes out on top in this analysis.

      I don’t have Dequervains but I find both tests personally uncomfortable. I am a false +ve!

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