North American Journal of Medical Sciences

: 2012  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 117--119

Trigger digits and diabetes mellitus

Somsri Wiwanitkit, Viroj Wiwanitkit 
 Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand

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Somsri Wiwanitkit
Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand 10160

The problem of finger in the patient with diabetes mellitus is important consideration in diabetology. Generally, peripheral neuropathy that manifests with finger paresthesia is common. However, some recent reports mention the concern on trigger digits in diabetic patients. In this brief article, the authors focus review and discussion on this specific topic. The searching of standard database, PubMed, on available publication on this area selecting by keywords trigger digits and diabetes mellitus was done and all derived papers were extracted and further synthesized in this review article. Epidemiology and management of the condition are the mainly focused reviewed areas and presented in this article.

How to cite this article:
Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V. Trigger digits and diabetes mellitus.North Am J Med Sci 2012;4:117-119

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Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V. Trigger digits and diabetes mellitus. North Am J Med Sci [serial online] 2012 [cited 2022 Jun 26 ];4:117-119
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