Flexor carpi radialis tenosynovitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Pain on the radial - palmar aspect of the wrist for 1 month. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 35 - 40 yrs age group
Gender: Male

Plain radiograph of wrist - Normal ( Not uploaded, No copyright ).

The flexor carpi radialis tendon shows a normal fibrillar pattern without tear / tendinosis. There is hypoechoic thickening surrounding the distal tendon, showing hypervascualarity. 

The visaulized scaphoid cortex on the palmar - radial side does not show any breach in continuity.

There is no effusion involving scapho-trapazium or 1st carpo-metacarpal joints.

The radial artery and accompanying veins are patent.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest tenosynovitis of the flexor carpi radialis tendon with normal tendon.

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Case information

rID: 49257
Case created: 17th Nov 2016
Last edited: 16th Aug 2017
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