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De Quervain's disease

De Quervain's Disease, also known as de Quervain's Stenosing Tenovaginitis, is a form of tenosynivitis. De Quervain's results from inflammation or constriction of the tendons of the muscles of the thumb at the point where they pass into the wrist. Pain may be felt at the base of the thumb near the wrist. Treatment may include steroid injections or surgery.

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