Stenosing tenosynovitis of the hand, wrist and forearm are painful conditions. With an understanding of the clinical presentation, physical examination findings, relevant anatomy and pathophysiology, these conditions can be successfully managed with the appropriate application of nonoperative and operative interventions.
aDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
bThe Philadelphia Hand Center and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
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