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FCR tunnel syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Chronic pain and tenderness at the volar radial aspect of the wrist.

Patient Data:

Age: 68
Gender: Female
Race: Caucasian
Modality: MRI

Attrition tendinopathy of the flexor carpi radialis (FCR) tendon in a medial groove of the trapezium associated with cystic bone erosion and tenosynovitis.

Case Discussion:

Typically a condition of elderly people with osteoarthritis of the scapho-trapezium-trapezoid (STT) joint1.

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