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Dequervain's Tendonitis

What is Dequervain's Tendonitis? | Causes | Signs and Symptoms | Diagnosis | Treatment and Rehabilitation

What is Dequervain's Tendonitis?

First dorsal compartment tendonitis, more commonly known as de Quervain's tendonitis or tenosynovitis after the Swiss surgeon Fritz de Quervain, is a condition brought on by irritation or inflammation of the wrist tendons at the base of the thumb. The inflammation causes the compartment (a tunnel or a sheath) around the tendon to swell and enlarge, making thumb and wrist movement painful. Making a fist, grasping or holding objects-often infants-are common painful movements with de Quervain's tendonitis.

DeQuervain's Tendonitis Singapore Dr. Jonathan Lee