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DeQuervain's Tenosynovitis

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Updated March 14, 2008

Definition: DeQuervain's tenosynovitis is specific type of wrist tendonitis. DeQuervain's tenosynovitis causes inflammation of the tendons at the base of the thumb. DeQuervain's tenosynovitis is an overuse problem of the wrist.

For more information: DeQuervain's Tenosynovitis

Sources:

Ilyas AM "de Quervain Tenosynovitis of the Wrist" J. Am. Acad. Ortho. Surg., December 2007; 15: 757 - 764.

Common Misspellings: DeQuervein's

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