7 results match your criteria Flexor Tenosynovitis Infectious and Inflammatory

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Tendons and Tendon Sheaths of the Hand - An Update on MRI.

Rofo 2022 Jun 15. Epub 2022 Jun 15.

Department of Radiology, University Hospital Wuerzburg, Germany.

Background:  The tendons of the hand run in close proximity to each other and within retinacular tunnels adjacent to articular joints, while forming intersections in characteristic locations. The enclosing tendon sheaths are often sites of systemic or infectious inflammation.

Method:  This review article outlines the different entities of tendon and tendon sheath pathology and their manifestation in the hands. Read More

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A refractory tenosynovitis of the wrist: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2022 Feb 21;16(1):75. Epub 2022 Feb 21.

Rheumatology, University Hospital of Lausanne and Lausanne University, Avenue Pierre-Decker 4, 1005, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Background: Mycobacterium malmoense is a species of slow-growing nontuberculous mycobacteria. It causes mostly pulmonary infections or lymphadenitis in children, but is increasingly encountered in isolated tenosynovitis in adults. Diagnosis is often delayed because of the rarity of the condition and the difficulty of culturing the bacteria. Read More

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February 2022

Molecular detection of Mycoplasma synoviae and avian reovirus infection in arthritis and tenosynovitis lesions of broiler and breeder chickens in Santa Catarina State, Brazil.

J S Afr Vet Assoc 2019 Nov 29;90(0):e1-e5. Epub 2019 Nov 29.

Department of Animal Production, Center for Agricultural Sciences, Santa Catarina State University, Lages, Brazil; and, VERTÀ, Research and Veterinary Diagnostic Institute, Curitibanos, Santa Catarina.

Infectious arthritis or tenosynovitis in broiler and breeder chickens results in major loss of productivity because of reduced growth and downgrading at processing plants. The most common causative agents of avian infectious arthritis are the bacterium Mycoplasma synoviae and avian reoviruses (ARVs) (family Reoviridae, genus Orthoreovirus). In this study, we evaluated the occurrence of these two pathogens in arthritis or tenosynovitis lesions of broilers and breeder flocks in southern Brazil using molecular detection. Read More

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November 2019

Tenosynovitis with rice body formation presenting as a cutaneous abscess.

J Cutan Pathol 2014 Jul 7;41(7):602-5. Epub 2014 Mar 7.

Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova, Universitat de Lleida, IRB Lleida, Lleida, Spain.

A 62-year-old woman with a past medical history of rheumatoid arthritis was referred to the Department of Dermatology because of an enlarging cutaneous lesion on the right thumb which resembled a soft tissue infection. She had received antibiotics without significant improvement. Clinical examination revealed an erythematous nodule involving almost the whole surface of the distal phalanx with spontaneous drainage of countless of small yellowish ovoid granules. Read More

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Eosinophilic fasciitis: case report.

J Hand Surg Am 2013 Nov;38(11):2204-7

Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut.. Electronic address:

A 16-year-old healthy boy presented with an acute claw hand and signs of flexor tenosynovitis or possible necrotizing fasciitis of all 4 fingers in 1 hand. After an operative incision and drainage and treatment with antibiotic, the patient improved; cultures were negative. He relapsed shortly after completing the 10-day course of antibiotics. Read More

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November 2013

Pyogenic tenosynovitis of the flexor hallucis longus in a healthy 11-year-old boy: a case report and review of the literature.

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 2013 Nov 8;23 Suppl 2:S311-5. Epub 2012 Dec 8.

Service de Chirurgie Infantile, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Estaing, 1 Place Lucie et Raymond Aubrac, 63003, Clermont Ferrand, France.

Pyogenic tenosynovitis of the flexor hallucis longus (FHL) is a rare condition in young healthy patients. We report the case of a healthy 11-year-old boy who presented with a history of fever and painful swelling below the medial malleolus of the left ankle. Imaging and laboratory findings suggested infectious tenosynovitis of the FHL. Read More

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November 2013

Acute nonspecific flexor tenosynovitis in the digits.

T Matsui

J Orthop Sci 2001 ;6(3):234-7

Matsui Orthopaedic Clinic, 392 Fuseda, Shima-cho, Mie 517-0702, Japan.

Eight patients, aged 53 to 86 years (average, 63 years), with typical symptoms of acute infectious digital flexor tenosynovitis after excessive use of the hand were treated. No bacterial or crystal association was proven. In the two patients treated earliest, antibiotics were administered because of leucocytosis and a positive C-reactive protein (CRP) test result, but there was no improvement with this treatment. Read More

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September 2001
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