Overview of de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Overview of de Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

by Yenny (SU)
De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is an inflammation of the tendons in the wrist near the thumb. It affects the sheath (the synovium) which surrounds two particular tendons running between the wrist and the thumb that are responsible for making the thumb move.