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Intersection syndrome

Intersection syndrome: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Intersection syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Intersection syndrome

  • Pain at the back of the forearm
  • Creaking sound on moving wrist
  • Squeaking sound on moving wrist
  • Swelling behind the wrist
  • Redness behind the wrist
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Treatments for Intersection syndrome

  • Avoid activities that triggered the condition, anti-inflammatory medications, pain medications, forearm splint and surgery in severe cases
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  1. Intersection syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing

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