De Quervain tenosynovitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Non-traumatic onset of pain on radial aspect of wrist 4-5 weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years

There is thickening of common extensor retinaculum involving abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons. There is anechoic fluid in tendon sheath distal to thickening. Both tendons show normal echopattern without tear. There is no vertical septum between two tendons. There is significant hypervascularity locally.

Case Discussion

Findings of De Quervain tenosynovitis.

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Case information

rID: 49663
Published: 29th Nov 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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