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Tendon disorders 

Tendon disorders
Tendon disorders

Will Mason

and David Warwick

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date: 28 June 2022

The term tenosynovitis should be restricted to inflammatory disorders; De Quervain’s syndrome and trigger finger do not show inflammatory changes histologically and are more appropriately termed tenovaginosis

The cause of most tenovaginoses is unclear; they are occasionally secondary to trauma and rarely linked to overuse

Rupture of individual tendons may not require surgical reconstruction but it is important to establish the underlying cause of rupture to prevent sequential rupture of adjacent tendons.

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