stenosing tenosynovitis


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stenosing tenosynovitis

inflammation of a tendon and its sheath resulting in contracture of the sheath causing an obstruction of tendon gliding; can be a cause of trigger finger conditions.

ste·no·sing ten·o·syn·o·vi·tis

(sten-ō'sing ten'ō-sin-ō-vī'tis)
Inflammation of a tendon and its sheath resulting in contracture of the sheath causing an obstruction of tendon gliding; can be a cause of trigger-finger conditions.
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Stenosing tenosynovitis of the flexor hallucis longus tendon and posterior impingement upon the os trigonum in ballet dancers.
Stenosing tenosynovitis of the flexor pollicus longus (FPL) tendon causing interphalangeal (IP) joint contracture, or trigger thumb, is a rare disorder.
Stenosing tenosynovitis of flexors tendons, or trigger finger, is common in adults but rare in children.
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19) Stenosing tenosynovitis (tenosynovitis with compartmentalization of fluid due to adhesions and fibrosis) of the FHL can occur between the medial and lateral talar tubercles, in the tarsal tunnel, or at the "Henry knot" (the crossover of the FDL and the FHL tendons in the proximal plantar course underneath the base of the first metatarsal).
Trigger finger, or stenosing tenosynovitis in medical jargon, affects tendons in the hand that bend the fingers and thumb.