de Quervain's disease

(redirected from DeQuervain's syndrome)
Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

de Quervain's disease

 [dĕ kār-vaz´]

de Quervain's disease

or

de Quervain's tenosynovitis

(də kâr-vănz′, kĕr-văNz′)
n.
Inflammation of the sheath of a tendon of the thumb.
References in periodicals archive ?
The 10-cm objects required a larger range of movement and a greater velocity, which may increase the likelihood of baggers developing DeQuervain's syndrome or repetitive motion disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, and tenosynovitis.