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Tenosynovitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tenosynovitis
Tree Number(s)
C05.651.869.870
Unique ID
D013717
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013717
Annotation
do not confuse with TENDINITIS (inflammation of tendon) or SYNOVITIS (inflammation of synovial membrane); STENOSING TENOSYNOVITIS see TENDON ENTRAPMENT is available
Scope Note
Inflammation of the synovial lining of a tendon sheath. Causes include trauma, tendon stress, bacterial disease (gonorrhea, tuberculosis), rheumatic disease, and gout. Common sites are the hand, wrist, shoulder capsule, hip capsule, hamstring muscles, and Achilles tendon. The tendon sheaths become inflamed and painful, and accumulate fluid. Joint mobility is usually reduced.
NLM Classification #
WE 600
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2006/07/05
Tenosynovitis Preferred
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