Extensor digitorum tenosynovitis wrist

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Pain and swelling on the dorsal aspect of the wrist. Marker was applied to the site of the complaint.

Patient Data

Age: 30-year-old
Gender: Male

Fluid signal within the common sheath of the extensor digitorum/extensor indices tendons (compartment IV).

Case Discussion

Extensor digitorum communis tenosynovitis/fourth compartment syndrome.

This case is courtesy of Dr Moustafa Khairy, Kasr Al Ainy Hospital.

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Case information

rID: 38209
Published: 10th Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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