Fingerbeugertendinitis And Tenosynovitis

(Trigger finger) This often idiopathic inflammation affects the tendons and tendon sheaths of the finger flexors, often resulting in fibrosis. In RA and diabetes mellitus this inflammation occurs very frequently. Repetitive use of the hands (as with the use of a heavy secateurs) may contribute to the disease. In diabetic patients coexistence may be with carpal tunnel syndrome and occasionally fibrosis of the palmar fascia. The pathological changes begin with…

September 3, 2018