de Quervain's disease

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de Quervain's disease

 [dĕ kār-vaz´]
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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.
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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.