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      Mat BR

      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…

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      Stephen Bird

      It depends who you believe,

      Have a read of this article.

      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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