Extensor carpi ulnaris tendinosis and tenosynovitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Right wrist pain on ulnar aspect - 8 to 10 months. No trauma. Wrist radiograph is not available.

Patient Data

Age: 45-50 years old
Gender: Female

Extensor carpi ulnaris (ECU) tendon

  • ​mildly thickened and rounded

Sheath of extensor carpi ulnaris tendon

  • thickening
  • local hypervascularity present       

Dynamic study of ECU tendon

  • no subluxation or dislocation

Case Discussion

Middle aged female presented with non-traumatic onset of right wrist pain on ulnar aspect. Ultrasound findings suggest extensor carpi ulnaris tendinosis and tenosynovitis.

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Case information

rID: 50253
Published: 27th Dec 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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