De Quervain tenosynovitis - MRI

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

35 year old female with 9 month history of dorsal radial wrist pain.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
MRI

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Case Discussion

MRI reveals thickening of the first dorsal compartment tendons of the wrist (abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis). There is increased fluid within the tendon sheath.  Post-contrast there is local enhancement. 

Findings are consistent with De Quervain tenosynovitis

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Case information

rID: 9891
Case created: 30th May 2010
Last edited: 17th Mar 2017
Tag: wrist
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