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De Quervains' disease

De Quervains' disease: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of De Quervains' disease is available below.

Symptoms of De Quervains' disease

Treatments for De Quervains' disease

  • Restricting hand and wrist movement, splinting, ice, anti-inflammatory medication
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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)


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