ICD codes for this disease: ICD codes are internationally valid medical diagnosis codes. They are found e.g. in medical reports or on incapacity certificates. M65ArtikelübersichtSehnenscheidenentzündung
- Tendonitis: Schnappfinger
- Tendonitis: Tendovaginitis de Quervain
- Causes and risk factors
- Examinations and diagnosis
- Disease course and prognosis
A tendon sheath (vagina synovialis, vagina tendinis) is a sheath-like structure around a tendon that protects it and reduces friction with adjacent tissue such as ligaments and bones. It is filled with synovial fluid (synovial fluid).
Distinguish from a tendonitis is tendinitis (tendinitis) itself.
Tendinitis can in principle occur on any true tendon sheath. In some parts of the body, however, a tendon sheath is especially often inflamed: hand, forearm and foot. Known forms of tendonitis on the hand are Schnappfinger and Tendovaginitis de Quervain.To the table of contents
If the discomfort on the diffuser on the fingers, it may be a snap finger. Read more in the article Schnappfinger.To the table of contents
Tendonitis: Tendovaginitis de Quervain
If the thumb is painfully restricted in movement, de Quervain tendosaginitis should be considered. Read more in the article Tendovaginitis de Quervain.To the table of contents
The tendonitis often begins insidiously. The main symptom is pain over the affected tendon sheath. These increase especially in the active or passive movement of the joint, more precisely, the affected tendon. Swelling and redness can usually be seen above the joint. Also a morning stiffness and a feeling of tension are described. In the so-called Tendovaginitis crepitans If you move the joint, you may feel rubbing.