Quervain's disease

Quervain's disease

 [kār-vaz´]
inflammation of the long abductor and short extensor tendons of the thumb, with swelling and tenderness. Called also de Quervain's disease.
Quervain's (or de Quervain's) disease, which involves tendons in the first dorsal compartment, the extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus. From Myers, 1995.

Quervain's disease

[kervānz′, kerveNz′]
Etymology: Fritz de Quervain, Swiss surgeon, 1868-1940; L, dis; Fr, aise, ease
chronic tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis muscles of the thumb.
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29) In addition, the extensor retinaculum in patients with de Quervain's disease demonstrates increased vascularity and deposition of dense fibrous tissue resulting in thickening of the tendon up to 5 times its normal width.
De Quervain's disease commonly occurs during and after pregnancy.
De Quervain's disease is a painful inflammation of tendons which run from the wrist to the thumb.
Histological appearances in post-partum de Quervain's disease.
Neovascularisation in de Quervain's disease of the wrist: novel combined therapy using sclerosing therapy with polidocanol and eccentric training of the forearms and wrists-a pilot report.
The aim of this study is to compare the results obtained by longitudinal and transverse incision in de Quervain's disease.
Examples of MSDs include carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff syndrome, de Quervain's disease, trigger finger, tarsal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, epicondylitis, tendinitis, Raynaud's phenomenon, carpet-layers' knee, herniated spinal disc, and low back pain.
Tendon Disorder: De Quervain's Disease, Triggerfinger, and Generalized tenosynovitis: in Hand Surgery.
The tendons of both of these muscles are involved in de Quervain's disease.
Extravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia following surgery for De Quervain's disease.
1,2) De Quervain's disease is described as painful stenosing tenosynovitis of the first dorsal compartment of the hand.
Occurrence of de Quervain's Disease in Postpartum Women De Quervain's disease (syndrome, tendinitis, tenosynovitis, tendovaginitis) is stenosing tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons at the radial styloid process.