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Ultrasound Case 5

From the teaching files of the Department of Radiology and Imaging

History: 75-year-old male complaining of wrist pain radiating up the forearm

Ultrasound of the Month Case 5 - Transverse image of the first dorsal compartment of the wrist at the level of the distal radius

Below: Cine loop showing marked peritendinous hyperemia


Diagnosis: De Quervain’s tendinitis/tenosynovitis Large tendon sheath effusion, inhomogeneity of the first dorsal compartment tendons with marked hyperemia on power Doppler imaging.