De Quervain tenosynovitis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Pain on extension/abduction of the thumb. Swelling distal to the radial styloid process.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
MRI

Thickening and increased signal of the EPB and APL tendons. Small effusion in the 1st extensor compartment sheath. At least 2 APL fascicles are present.

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Case information

rID: 14706
Case created: 23rd Aug 2011
Last edited: 15th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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