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De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

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Last updated May 23, 2023

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¿Qué es la tenosinovitis de De Quervain?

La tenosinovitis de De Quervain es una afección dolorosa que afecta los tendones del lado del pulgar de la muñeca. Siente dolor cuando gira la muñeca, agarra algo o cierra el puño. Es causada por la inflamación del tendón en la base del pulgar. Esto puede ser causado por acciones repetitivas.

Rareza: Poco común

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Debe visitar a su médico de atención primaria para confirmar el diagnóstico y analizar las opciones de tratamiento. También puede reducir el dolor y la hinchazón con analgésicos de venta libre, como ibuprofeno (Advil, Motrin) ynaproxeno (Aleve).

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Dr. Rothschild has been a faculty member at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where he is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He currently practices as a hospitalist at Newton Wellesley Hospital. In 1978, Dr. Rothschild received his MD at the Medical College of Wisconsin and trained in internal medicine followed by a fellowship in critical care medicine. He also received an MP...
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