Rapid Review: de Quervain Tenosynovitis
de Quervain Tenosynovitis
- Patient will be complaining of radial wrist pain
- PE will show pain on ulnar wrist deviation with thumb in fist (Finkelstein’s test)
- Treatment is thumb spica splint, NSAIDs
A 20-year-old man who is employed in construction presents with pain to his thumb and wrist for 4 months. He states that the pain worsens while he is working. Examination reveals pain along the radial surface of the wrist with forced ulnar abduction. What management is indicated?