De Quervain tenosynovitis

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Pain along the radial aspect of the wrist.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Abnormal intrasubstance increased fluid signal and thickening is present along the course of the first dorsal extensor compartment tendons of the wrist (abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis).

Peritendinous fluid signal within the first dorsal compartment also is seen related to tenosynovitis.

Case Discussion

Clinical presentation and imaging findings are suggestive for De Quervain tenosynovitis.

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Case information

rID: 66514
Published: 27th Feb 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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