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De Quervain’s synovitis – a cause of wrist pain

De Quervain's synovitis causing wrist pain may require surgeryDe Quervain’s synovitis is a common cause of pain in the wrist. The pain is located on the thumb-side of the wrist.  It can cause significant functional impairment, and in severe cases even a simple handshake may become impossible. The condition usually responds to simple treatment modalities such as rest, splinting, anti-inflammatories or a cortisone injection. In resistant cases, a small surgical procedure may be required…

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