Pain in the wrist joint exhibit a
variety of diseases - styloiditis , de
Quervain's disease , carpal tunnel syndrome
( carpal ) channel , arthritis of the wrist
joint , arthritis of the wrist joint , etc.
De Quervain's disease ( stenosing
tenosynovitis ) - inflammation of the tendon
of abductor thumb.
De Quervain's disease causes over voltage
tendon , usually at constant certain
movements at the wrist joint .
Therefore, the disease most chato ill people
in certain occupations - seamstresses,
plasterers, grinders , maids.
Diagnosis of de Quervain's disease .
The main symptom is pain in the area of the
styloid process of the radius ( on the
lateral surface of the wrist joint with the
thumb side ) .
The pain is more pronounced when movements
in the hand and thumb.
In some cases, pain and disturbed at night ,
give a hand, forearm .
Palpation of the styloid process of the
Important symptom Finkelstein : the patient
presses the thumb to the palm , and the top
presses his other fingers (hand in a fist ,
but the first finger is not over , and under
In this position, the patient removes the
brush into the ulnar side of that with a
positive symptom is accompanied by a sharp
Treatment of de Quervain's disease : Use
non-steroidal anti-inflammatories ( Voltaren
, nimesil etc. ) internally and locally ,
physiotherapy , rest.
Give a good effect to blockade or
diprospanom kenalogom .
Styloiditis - pain in the radial styloid or
ulna - associated with inflammation of
ligaments that attach to these spikes .
Distinguish radiation styloiditis and ulna
styloiditis ( respectively , inflammation of
the ulnar styloid radius and ulna )
Causes, diagnosis , treatment stiloidita -
the same as for de Quervain's disease
(except symptom Finkelstein ) .
Carpal ( carpal ) channel - a disease
associated with compression of the median
nerve in the fibrous channel on the palmar
surface of the wrist.
Causes of carpal ( carpal ) channel : the
disease is more common in persons whose
activities are associated with frequent
flexion and extension brush - work with a
computer mouse , playing the piano , repair
work , etc. may develop in some systemic
diseases - rheumatoid arthritis,
diabetes, etc. are sick more often women