Distal intersection syndromes

Distal intersection syndrome with a tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis and extensor pollicis longus tendons

Clinical information

Swelling of the dorsal side of the wrist

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Distal intersection syndrome with a tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis and extensor pollicis longus tendons

Effusion in the tendon sheath of compartment 2 transverse
Effusion in the tendon sheath of compartment 2 transverse
Fluid around the tendons of compartment 2 and 3 longitudinal
Fluid around the tendons of compartment 2 and 3 longitudinal
Effusion in the tendon sheath of compartment 3 transverse
Effusion in the tendon sheath of compartment 3 transverse
Fluid around the tendons of compartment 2 and 3 longitudinal
Fluid around the tendons of compartment 2 and 3 longitudinal

Distal intersection syndrome with a tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis (compartment 2) and extensor pollicis longus tendons (compartment 3)

Normal extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis transverse
Normal extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis transverse
Tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis transverse
Tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis transverse
Tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis transverse
Tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis transverse
Effusion in the tendon sheath of compartment 2 and 3 transverse
Effusion in the tendon sheath of compartment 2 and 3 transverse

The same patient also has a tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon (compartment 6)

Tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon transverse
Tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon transverse
Tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon longitudinal
Tenosynovitis of the extensor carpi ulnaris tendon longitudinal

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 80
  • Body part: Wrist

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System