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What is Intersection syndrome?

What is Intersection syndrome?

  • Intersection syndrome: A syndrome characterized by pain in the forearm on the side of the thumb due to inflammation of certain tendons that run over the back of the wrist. The pain is specifically located about four centimeters behind the wrist joint. It is usually caused by strenuous or repetitive motions involving the wrist. It is particular common in rowers and weightlifters or people who do heavy shoveling or raking work.

Intersection syndrome: Introduction

Types of Intersection syndrome:

Broader types of Intersection syndrome:

What causes Intersection syndrome?

Causes of Intersection syndrome: see causes of Intersection syndrome

What are the symptoms of Intersection syndrome?

Symptoms of Intersection syndrome: see symptoms of Intersection syndrome

Intersection syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Intersection syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Intersection syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Intersection syndrome: Orthopedic Surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Intersection syndrome.
Treatments for Intersection syndrome: see treatments for Intersection syndrome
Research for Intersection syndrome: see research for Intersection syndrome

Name of Intersection syndrome

Main name of condition: Intersection syndrome


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