Extensor indicis tendon split tear in EDC tenosynovitis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Sharp pain over the 4th extensor compartment of the wrist. No history of trauma or overuse.

Patient Data

Age: 60
Gender: Female

Diameter increase and intrinsic hyperintense signal of the extensor indicis tendon. Thickening of the extensor digitorum communis (EDC) synovial sheath.

Case Discussion

Probably a case of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Case information

rID: 14719
Case created: 24th Aug 2011
Last edited: 15th Oct 2015
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