FCR tunnel syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Chronic pain and tenderness at the volar radial aspect of the wrist.

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Female
Modality: MRI

Attrition tendinopathy of the flexor carpi radialis (FCR) tendon in a medial groove of the trapezium associated with cystic bone erosion and tenosynovitis.

Case Discussion

Typically a condition of elderly people with osteoarthritis of the scapho-trapezium-trapezoid (STT) joint 1.

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Case Information

rID: 14722
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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