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Symptoms of Tenosynovitis
The following features are indicative of Tenosynovitis:
tenderness to touch the finger
enlarged affected finger
flexion of finger at rest
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Common Causes of Tenosynovitis
The following are the most common causes of Tenosynovitis:
direct injury to tendon
Risk Factors for Tenosynovitis
The following factors may increase the likelihood of Tenosynovitis:
common in age between 30-50 years
Prevention of Tenosynovitis
Yes, it may be possible to prevent Tenosynovitis.
Occurrence of Tenosynovitis
Tenosynovitis can occur in any gender.
Lab Tests and Procedures for Diagnosis of Tenosynovitis
The following lab tests and procedures are used to detect Tenosynovitis:
Physical exam: To check the symptoms and rule out the tenosynovitis
X-ray: To check for broken bone
Aspirated fluid culture: To rule out the infectious organism
Complications of Tenosynovitis if untreated
Yes, Tenosynovitis causes complications if it is not treated. Below is the list of complications and problems that may arise if Tenosynovitis is left untreated:
difficulty in moving wrist
Procedures for Treatment of Tenosynovitis
The following procedures are used to treat Tenosynovitis:
Surgery: To open the sheath and release pressure so the tendons can move freely
Catheter irrigation: To open the plug
Is Tenosynovitis Infectious?
Yes, Tenosynovitis is known to be infectious.
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This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
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