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Flexor digitorum tenosynovitis

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Pain and swelling at the volar wrist.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female

This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


T2 hyperintense, hypervascular pannus of the ulnar bursa.

Case Discussion

Flexor digitorum tenosynovitis is the most frequent cause of carpal tunnel syndrome and also an early indicator of rheumatoid arthritis.

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Case information

rID: 14709
Published: 23rd Aug 2011
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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