De quervain syndrome

What is De quervain syndrome?

De Quervain syndrome is also known as Black Berry thumb. It is an inflammatory condition of the synovial membrane which covers the tendons of the thumb. There is pain and swelling in the wrist joint medially with difficulty in gripping any objects.

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ello, I am posting this question because I have been struggling with the Army Medical System, for almost 5 months with absolutely zero results, and...

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The restriction of the movements that you have could be related to the bony island or the ulnar wrist deviation....

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Started having left wrist pain about a week after giving birth to son. He is now almost 5 months old and it is still there. Only hurts when I turn...

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Your wrist problem is likely to be due to de Quervain tenosynovitis- affecting two of the tendons in the wrist.Other problems like a Carpal...

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Left hand - palm - Pinky area - around the pad - tender to touch - hard to bend - swelling, eventually to ring finger as well - no pain or...

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It seems that you have a tenosynovitis in your hand which is an inflammation of the synovial sheaths or the coverings of the tendons which...

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