tendon sheaths

tendon sheaths (tenˑ·dn shēthzˑ),

n.pl synovial membrane-lined structures protecting tendons that cross multiple joints.
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A characteristic finding, as shown in the present case, is propagation along fascial planes, tendon sheaths and nerves.
Inflammation of the tendon sheaths causes the sheath to hypertrophy.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a rare proliferative disease that usually affects the synovial membrane of joints or tendon sheaths resulting in joint swelling and bone erosion, affecting 2.
1-4] GCT-TS is adjudged the extra-articular equivalent of pigmented villonodular synovitis, emerging from the tendon sheaths, bursae, or ligaments.
Therefore, reconstruction of damaged flexor tendon sheaths with a biocompatible, diffusible membrane may not interfere with the nutrition and healing of repaired flexor tendons.
There was enhancement of the flexor pollicis longus and extensor tendon sheaths.
The diffuse form, which involves the entire synovia is of a joint and often occurs in large joints; the localized nodular form with isolated circumscribed or pedunculated tissue masses in the synovial of the tendon sheaths.
Ultrasonography and color Doppler imaging revealed thickening of both tendon sheaths and superficial palmar fascia with high vascularity and heterogeneity.
Vaughan, "Radiographic anatomy of tendon sheaths and bursae in the horse," Equine Veterinary Journal, vol.
Since the necroses in the skin are not quite superficial they can affect the tendon sheaths progressing close to the skin.
Giant-cell tumor of the tendon sheath (GCTTS) and pigmented villonodular synovitis belong to the same type of benign proliferative lesions originating in the synovia that usually affect the joints, bursae, and tendon sheaths.
The tendon sheaths and joints are superficial in the hand, and cat bites penetrate easily, seeding those spaces with the germ.