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Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease

Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease

Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease: Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease is hand surgery to relieve pain from tendinitis of the thumb (de Quervain's disease); the sheath surrounding the main tendons is cut to provide extra room for the inflamed tendons.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease:

Non-Surgical Options: Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease

These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease:

  • Alter thumb use
  • Thumb/wrist splint
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication
  • Steroid injections

Anesthetic Requirements for Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease may include:

Procedure Complications: Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease

Possible surgical complications of Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Surgery to correct de Quervain's disease: Two to three weeks.

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