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What is De Quervains' disease?

What is De Quervains' disease?

  • De Quervains' disease: Inflammation of the tendons in the thumb which can be very painful. It can be caused by overuse of the thumb or wrist which can occur in activities such as knitting, skiing and lifting heavy objects. The condition primarily occurs in females aged 30 to 50 years.

De Quervains' disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that De Quervains' disease, or a subtype of De Quervains' disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

De Quervains' disease: Introduction

Types of De Quervains' disease:

Broader types of De Quervains' disease:

Who gets De Quervains' disease?

Gender Ratio for De Quervains' disease: female predominance

What causes De Quervains' disease?

Causes of De Quervains' disease: see causes of De Quervains' disease

What are the symptoms of De Quervains' disease?

Symptoms of De Quervains' disease: see symptoms of De Quervains' disease

De Quervains' disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for De Quervains' disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and De Quervains' disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for De Quervains' disease: Orthopedic surgeon ; see also doctors and medical specialists for De Quervains' disease.
Treatments for De Quervains' disease: see treatments for De Quervains' disease
Research for De Quervains' disease: see research for De Quervains' disease

Name and Aliases of De Quervains' disease

Main name of condition: De Quervains' disease

Other names or spellings for De Quervains' disease:

De Quervains tenosynovitis, De Quervain's syndrome, De Quervain's tendinitis, De Quervain's disease of pregnancy and lactation (subtype)

De Quervain's disease of pregnancy and lactation (subtype), De Quervain's syndrome, De Quervain's tendinitis, De Quervains tenosynovitis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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