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Dequervain’s Stenosing Tenosynovitis

March 1, 2010

WHAT IS DEQUERVAIN’S STENOSING TENOSYNOVITIS? DeQuervain’s stenosing tenosynovitis is a condition brought by irritation or inflammation of the wrist tendons at the base of the thumb. The inflammation causes the compartment around the tendon to swell and enlarge, making thumb and wrist movement painful. HOW IS DEQUERVAIN’S STENOSING TENOSYNOVITIS DIAGNOSED? Tenderness directly over the tendons […]