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Joseph Bakhach, Bachar Chaya, Nazareth Papazian
BACKGROUND: DeQuervain tenosynovitis, refractory to medical conservative treatment, has been traditionally treated by a simple division of the pulley, a procedure associated with several complications. Many authors attempted to prevent these complications by describing techniques of pulley reconstruction after its release necessitating suturing the different flaps and subsequently promoting extensor tendons adhesions. The authors present an alternative procedure for the first extensor compartment pulley decompression: "Omegaplasty"...
June 2018: Journal of Hand Surgery Asian-Pacific Volume
Dustin Adam Greenhill, Joseph J Thoder, Hesham Abdelfattah
DeQuervain's tenosynovitis is a common cause of radial-sided wrist pain. Symptoms result from a narrow first dorsal compartment and associated tendinosis of the enclosed extensor pollicis brevis and/or abductor pollicis longus (APL). Surgical intervention, offered when conservative measures fail to adequately relieve symptoms, requires a detailed understanding of potentially aberrant anatomy in order to avoid persistence or recurrence of symptoms. We describe a case whereby the patient presented with complaints of thumb triggering in extension and associated disabling first dorsal compartment tendinosis...
July 31, 2017: BMJ Case Reports
Regina W S Sit, Wing-Hung Tam, Dicken C C Chan, Benjamin H K Yip, Lucia W Y Tam, Lyan L Y Chow, Vincent C H Chung, Roger Y Chung, Samuel Y S Wong
BACKGROUND: Wrist pain after childbirth is commonly encountered in clinical practice. Little is known about the prevalence of this musculoskeletal disorder which is important to overall maternal health. OBJECTIVE: To examine the prevalence of and risk factors for de novo wrist pain in women after childbirth. STUDY DESIGN: A pilot cross-sectional survey. SETTING: A telephone interview was conducted 2 months after childbirth among women who delivered at a tertiary hospital in Hong Kong...
July 2017: Pain Physician
Connie Y Chang, Arvin B Kheterpal, Joao Rafael Terneria Vicentini, Ambrose J Huang
OBJECTIVE: To study anatomical variations on MRI of the first extensor compartment of the wrist in DeQuervain tenosynovitis (DQT). MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective search for DQT patients yielded 47 subjects (51 ± 15 years, 36 female, 11 male). The age-matched control group (normal first extensor compartment) was 49 ± 15 years (29 female, 18 male). Two independent readers reviewed: the number of abductor pollicis longus (APL) tendon slips, tendon sheath septations (compartmentalization), and APL and EPB cross-sectional area (CSA) at the radial styloid...
August 2017: Skeletal Radiology
Hal B Willardson, Shannon Buck, James Neiner
A 64 year-old woman presented with a one-yearhistory of purpuric, atrophic, linear patches alongthe left lateral forearm. The patient had receivedtwo ultrasound-guided triamcinolone injectionsone year earlier into her left extensor pollicis brevisand abductor pollicis longus tendon sheathsfor DeQuervain tendonitis. In the seven monthsfollowing the second injection, the patient developedatrophy, purpura, and telangiectasias starting at thesite of injection and extending proximally, followingthe course of her left cephalic vein...
January 15, 2017: Dermatology Online Journal
Amit J Nimunkar, Keum San Chun, Ngoc Phung, Kevin Wreksoatmodjo, Thomas Y Yen, Robert G Radwin
Gavage is a common technique for orally administering compounds to small laboratory animals using a syringe. It involves highly repetitive thumb extensor exertions for filling the syringe, a risk factor for DeQuervain's tenosynovitis. As an intervention, a series of bench tests were performed varying fluid viscosity, syringe size and needle size to determine the forces required for drawing fluid. Forces up to 28 N were observed for a viscosity of 0.29 Pa s. A guide is presented to minimize thumb forces for a particular combination of syringe (3 mL, 5 mL and 10 mL), fluid viscosity (0...
January 2017: Applied Ergonomics
Zixian Yang, Therma Wai Chun Cheung
BACKGROUND: Risk factors contributing to upper limb repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) have been well-documented in literature, but there has been no such data in Singapore. OBJECTIVE: To investigate potential contributory factors to upper limb RSIsMETHODS: We performed a retrospective cohort study of clients who were referred to outpatient upper limb rehabilitation in 2012. Demographic information was retrieved from an electronic documentation system. Descriptive analyses were performed using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) Version 17...
August 12, 2016: Work: a Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation
Lakshmi Vas, Renuka Pai
AIM: To report the presentation of complex regional pain syndrome-1 (CRPS-1) as deQuervain's stenosing tenosynovitis (DQST). CASE REPORT: A 24-year-old woman presented with 3-year history of clinical diagnostic criteria (CDC) of CRPS-1. Conservative and surgical treatment for this as DQST had failed to relieve her. We diagnosed the problem as CRPS-1with CDC as inflammatory manifestations of a mechanical tendinoses of all her 5 digital tendons caused by movement of the fingers and hand tethered by agonist (flexor)/ antagonist (extensor) muscles in co-contraction...
January 2016: Pain Physician
Mariano E Menendez, Na Lu, Sebastian Unizony, Hyon K Choi, David Ring
PURPOSE: As ambulatory surgery becomes increasingly common, there is growing interest in assessing, monitoring, and tracking complications that occur secondary to outpatient procedures. We sought to determine the rates of 14- and 30-day acute care visits for surgical site infection after outpatient hand surgery, and to identify associated factors. METHODS: Using the California State Ambulatory Surgery database for 2010 and 2011, we identified 44,305 patients undergoing common outpatient hand surgery procedures...
November 2015: International Orthopaedics
M M Haque, N K Datta, M A Faisal, A Islam, M J Uddin, M M Tarik, M A Hossain
DeQuervain's disease of the first dorsal compartment of the wrist, is a common wrist pathology, pain results from resisted gliding of the abductor pollicis longus and the extensor pollicis brevis tendon in the fibroosseous canal. Management of resistant cases of DeQuervain's disease with failed conservative treatment treated by surgical decompression yield satisfactory outcomes. A large number of patients being dissatisfied with the medical treatment, still present with persistent pain and positive clinical finding...
April 2015: Mymensingh Medical Journal: MMJ
Hassan Boussakri, Amara Bouali
DeQuervain's stenosing tenovaginitis is a common condition. Nonsurgical treatment by corticosteroid injection has significantly improved the management of this disease. The authors describe a case of subcutaneous rupture of the extensor pollicis longus tendon at the wrist, three months after two corticosteroid injections for DeQuervain's stenosing tenovaginitis. The etiological history has not found any trauma history of the wrist. The aim of our work is to draw attention to this rare complication and discuss its therapeutic management...
2014: Case Reports in Orthopedics
R J Belsole
This study reviews 36 complications in 19 patients with DeQuervain's disease to emphasize specific diagnostic and therapeutic directives.
August 1, 1981: Orthopedics
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November 1950: Southern Surgeon
Jer-Hao Chang, Jyun-De Wu, Chih-Yong Chen, Shih-Bin Sumd, Hsin-I Yin, Der-Jen Hsu
BACKGROUND: Betel quid chewing is common in Taiwan. The work of betel quid preparers is characterized by long hours of static work, awkward working posture and highly repetitive hand/wrist motion. However, the musculoskeletal health of betel quid preparers receives very little attention. METHODS: The Chinese version of the Standardized Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire (NMQ) was administered, and electrogoniometers and electromyography were used in this cross-sectional study to characterize the hand/wrist motion of the subjects...
April 2014: American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Terence J Babwah, Paula Nunes, Rohan G Maharaj
INTRODUCTION: Intra-lesional glucocorticosteroid (GCS) injections are used widely for painful musculoskeletal conditions in general practice. CASE: A 26 year old female, was given an intra-lesional injection of 24 mg methyl prednisolone acetate (MPA) with 15 mg lidocaine for treatment of DeQuervain's tenosynovitis. She was six weeks postpartum and predominantly breast feeding. Lactation was suppressed at approximately 30 h post injection and this persisted for a period of approximately 36 h before spontaneous resumption of milk production...
December 2013: European Journal of General Practice
Arun Garg, Kurt T Hegmann, Jacqueline J Wertsch, Jay Kapellusch, Matthew S Thiese, Donald Bloswick, Andrew Merryweather, Richard Sesek, Gwen Deckow-Schaefer, James Foster, Eric Wood, Richard Kendall, Xiaoming Sheng, Richard Holubkov
BACKGROUND: Few prospective cohort studies of distal upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders have been performed. Past studies have provided somewhat conflicting evidence for occupational risk factors and have largely reported data without adjustments for many personal and psychosocial factors. METHODS/DESIGN: A multi-center prospective cohort study was incepted to quantify risk factors for distal upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders and potentially develop improved methods for analyzing jobs...
June 6, 2012: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Inga Kollecker, Reinhard von Wasielewski, Cord Langner, Jörg Andreas Müller, Christine Spitzweg, Hans Kreipe, Georg Brabant
BACKGROUND: Membranous expression of the sodium iodide symporter (NIS) is a prerequisite for iodide uptake in thyrocytes. Previous studies reported heterogeneous results on the relative frequency of staining in various pathological conditions of the thyroid. The present study aimed at determining membranous staining by using confocal laser microscopy in benign and malignant thyroid diseases, complemented in a subgroup of patients with recurrent or metastatic disease with functional findings of radioiodine uptake (RIU)...
May 2012: Thyroid: Official Journal of the American Thyroid Association
Stefano Tonini, Stefano M Candura, Andrea Lanfranco, N Valerio Mennoia
OBJECTIVES: Subchondral carpometacarpal cysts are classic and almost pathognomonic lesions found in workers using vibrating instruments over prolonged periods of time. MATERIALS AND METHODS: We present the case of a 53-year-old woman who worked for 30 years sewing shoe uppers, a task which required grasping firmly a pear-shaped handle awl and pushing it through the leather upper and the sole of the shoe, with combined flexion and supination movement of the wrist...
December 2011: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Varkey Alexander, Thomas T Kurien, Arijit Chattopadhyay
We report a previously healthy 43 yr old male who presented with prolonged fever, weight loss and neck pain for 3 weeks. Even after extensive work up for the possible causes of pyrexia, the cause remained elusive. In view of persistent tachycardia and neck pain, possibility of subacute thyroiditis was suspected. Thyroid function test (TFT) revealed thyrotoxicosis, which on further evaluation was found to be secondary to DeQuervains thyroiditis. He was treated with NSAIDs, beta-blockers and steroids. He improved rapidly but went on to develop hypothyroidism on follow-up and required levothyroxine replacement...
July 2009: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
Muhammad Zeeshan, Farhan Ahmed, Darakhshan Kanwal, Qazi Saad Bin Khalid, Muhammad Nadeem Ahmed
The Guyon's canal syndrome is a well known clinical entity and may have significant impact on patient's quality of life. We report a case of 43-year-old male who presented with complaints of pain and numbness in right hand and difficulty in writing for past one month. On imaging diagnosis of Guyon's canal syndrome because of tortuous ulnar artery was made with additional findings of DeQuervain's stenosing tenosynovitis and dorsal intercalated segmental instability syndrome with ligamentous injury and subsequently these were confirmed on surgery...
2009: Cases Journal
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