De Quervain tenosynovitis
Pain on the radial side of the wrist for the last 3 months. No trauma.
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There is retinacular thickening involving 1st extensor compartment of the wrist. Tendons show thickening distal to the retinacular thickening. There is no vertical septum between abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons. Both tendons are intact. There is no tendon sheath effusion. Thickened retinaculum shows hypervascularity.
A female presented with non-traumatic onset of the radial side wrist pain. The case shows the ultrasound findings of De Quervain tenosynovitis.
- Soo-Jung Choi, Jae Hong Ahn, Young-Jun Lee, Dae Sik Ryu, Jong Hyeog Lee, Seung Moon Jung, Man Soo Park, Ki Won Lee. de Quervain Disease: US Identification of Anatomic Variations in the First Extensor Compartment with an Emphasis on Subcompartmentalization. (2011) Radiology. 260 (2): 480-6. doi:10.1148/radiol.11102458 - Pubmed