intersection syndrome


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intersection syndrome

a condition of pain, crepitus, and a squeaky sensation in the dorsal radial forearm. It occurs most commonly among weight lifters and rowers and is treated with splinting, analgesics, and steroid injection as needed.

intersection syndrome

Tendinitis (or tendinitis with synovitis) on the dorsal side of the wrist, usually from overuse during sports that require repeated extension of the wrist against a resisting force, e.g., canoeing, rowing, or weight lifting. It causes pain and swelling in the wrist when patients extend their wrists or move their arm in toward the ulna.
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An intersection syndrome refers to pain and swelling at areas of intersection between the tendon compartments.
MRI features of intersection syndrome of the forearm.
Intersection syndrome is a common problem caused by excessive pronation or rolling of the wrist.