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De Quervain's tenosynovitis is a common condition in which the sheath containing the extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus tendons is inflamed. It typically affects females aged 30 - 50 years old.
Incidence: 300.00 cases per 100,000 person-years
Peak incidence: 50-60 years
Sex ratio: more common in females 3:1
pain on the radial side of the wrist
tenderness over the radial styloid process
abduction of the thumb against resistance is painful
Finkelstein's test: with the thumb is flexed across the palm of the hand, pain is reproduced by movement of the wrist into flexion and ulnar deviation
immobilisation with a thumb splint (spica) may be effective