DE QUERVAIN’S TENOSYNOVITIS: HOW TO SCAN AND INJECT ON ULTRASOUND
- De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a stenosing tenosynovitis involving the retinaculum of the first dorsal compartment of the wrist, with involvement of abductor pollicis longus (APL) and extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) tendons and their synovial sheath.
- Ultrasound assessment requires being able to identify the first dorsal compartment and its components.
- In this video, Dr Rajendra Sahoo demonstrates where to look, what to look for and how to position the probe in assessing the first dorsal compartment of the wrist for De Quervain’s tenosynovitis on ultrasound.
- Upcoming post will look at the MRI appearance of De Quervain’s tenosynovitis.
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Dr RAJENDRA SAHOO
Dr Rajendra Sahoo is a senior consultant Pain Physician and Anesthetist who is Fellowship trained in Ultrasound guided Pain Management. We will be collaborating with Dr Sahoo to bring more MSK and Spine Ultrasound learning.
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