Tenosynovitis of the flexor pollicis longus tendon

Tenosynovitis of the flexor pollicis longus tendon with a large effusion and synovial thickening in the tendon sheath in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

Clinical information

Painful swelling

Ultrasound Images & Clips

Tenosynovitis of the flexor pollicis longus tendon with a large effusion and synovial thickening in the tendon sheath in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Longitudinal
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse
Transverse

Tenosynovitis of the flexor pollicis longus tendon with a large effusion and synovial thickening in the tendon sheath in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

Extended field of view
Extended field of view

The same patient also has synvial thickening along other tendons and joints of the wrist and hand

Extensor digitorum tendons transverse
Extensor digitorum tendons transverse
Extensor carpi ulnaris tendon longitudinal
Extensor carpi ulnaris tendon longitudinal
Extensor carpi ulnaris tendon transverse
Extensor carpi ulnaris tendon transverse
Carpal joint
Carpal joint

Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Age: 73
  • Body part: Thumb

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  • Hitachi Ultrasound System