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  • De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain's Tenosynovitis, also known as De Quervain's syndrome or De Quervain's disease, is a condition characterized by the inflammation of the tendons located on the side of the wrist at the base of the thumb. The two tendons primarily affected are the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons.

  • Understanding De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain's tenosynovitis is indeed a painful condition that affects the tendons in the wrist and thumb. It is characterized by inflammation and swelling in the tendons that pass through the tunnel on the radial side of the wrist.


    The condition can cause pain when bending the thumb and may radiate up the forearm and to the elbow.

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