Muhammad Khalid Khan, Muhammad Shoaib.
Outcome of Steroid Injections in patients with De Quervian Disease.
Ophthalmol Update Jan ;15(3):333-5.

Background: Different outcome of different modalities including corticosteroid injections are reported in De Quervian tendonopathy treatment. Objective: To know the outcome of corticosteroid injection in De Quervian disease patients. Materials and Methods: We performed the above study at Department of Orthopedics and Trauma Unit, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar from March 2015to March 2016. We studied 26 patients with De Quervian disease. The effect of steroid injection was considered as improvement for at least one grade of pain on Visual Analogue Scale at 3 weeks follow up. The result was calculated by using SPSS version10. Results: The study contained 9 (34.6%)males and 17(65.4%) female. Gender ratio as M:F was 1:1.73. Average age was 44.11 years+ 9.76SD with range in 18-58 years. Effectiveness of steroid injection was in 25 (96.2%) patients, and no improvement in 1(3.84%) Conclusion: The result shows that steroid injection has very good results in patients of De Quervian disease.

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