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Tenosynovitis, infectious tenosynovitis

Tenosynovitis, infectious tenosynovitis

Tenosynovitis — is an acute or chronic inflammation of the tendon sheath. Tenosynovitis developed in the wrist, wrist, forearm (radius and ulna tenobursit), foot, ankle and Achilles tendon (Achilles bursitis).

Distinguish infectious tenosynovitis and krepitiruyuschie tenosynovitis.

The tendon sheath wrist - the typical place of appearance tenosynovitis.

Infectious tenosynovitis diagnosis

Infectious tenosynovitis occurs when released into the tendon sheath pus-producing microorganisms through the cracks, sores or abrasions of skin, as well as a complication of panaritium passes stage serous, serous-fibrinous and purulent inflammation.

Infectious tenosynovitis accompanied by pain along the tendon, which are amplified when moving your fingers or a brush, red and swollen skin, local temperature rise, and in case of purulent tenosynovitis, and fever and other signs of intoxication.

The tendon sheath ankle - the typical place of appearance tenosynovitis.

 

Infectious tenosynovitis treatment

In the early stages of infection tenosynovitis spend:

  • physiotherapy
  • used immobilization
  • antibiotic therapy

When thecal abscess showed surgical treatment as possible breakouts of pus out with the formation of fistulas, as well as a purulent lesion surrounding joints and bones.

Prevention of infectious tenosynovitis - timely treatment microtraumas hands and feet, early and radical treatment panaritium.

 

Tenosynovitis diagnosis

Tenosynovitis - is an aseptic inflammation of the tendon sheath arising in the back of the hand or forearm mainly as an occupational disease. Krepitiruyuschie tenosynovitis is formed at the piano, milkmaids, typists, etc.

The main symptoms of tenosynovitis:

  • pain in the tendon
  • crepitus (crunching) in the back of the hand or forearm due to motion of fingers

 

Tenosynovitis treatment

Tenosynovitis treatment includes:

Elimination of swelling, inflammation, pain, and restore range of motion in the radiocarpal joint with tenosynovitis accelerated by the use of physiotherapy.

When launched late or inadequate treatment of tenosynovitis it possible relapses.

Elimination of swelling, inflammation, pain, and restore range of motion in the ankle joint with tenosynovitis accelerated by the use of physiotherapy.

Fixing (immobilization) longuet (brace) ankle with tenosynovitis (retrocalcaneobursitis).

Fixing longuet wrist (brace) for immobilization in tenosynovitis.