tendon sheath


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tendon sheath

n. capa del tendón, cubierta fibrosa.
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It has been speculated that EPL tendon rupture after distal radius fracture is caused by degeneration of the tendon, poor blood supply to the tendon, increased pressure within the non-ruptured tendon sheath, and repetitive mechanical stress at the Lister tubercule (4,6).
By the time he saw Weiland in August he had little option but to go under the knife to repair a torn tendon sheath.
Changes seen included increase in intra-articular fluid and tenosynovial changes (increases in the amount of fluid in the tendon sheath, or thickening and enhancement of the tendon sheath).
A wound on her near hind leg, just above the hoof, became infected and that spread to her tendon sheath.
The most common conditions include: bursitis, inflammation of the fluid-filled sac near a joint; carpal tunnel syndrome, caused by pressure on the median nerve; Dupuytren's contracture, clawed hand; epicondylitis or tennis elbow; a ganglion or cyst in a tendon sheath and tendinitis.
If symptoms persist, physicians may inject a steroid in the tendon sheath. Surgery to release the tendon is required in some cases.
Surgery may be recommended in more extreme cases; the tendon sheath is cut lengthwise at the affected finger joints and allowed to heal.
Occasionally an infection within the bursa or tendon sheath will be responsible for the inflammation.
Trigger finger-development of a nodule in the flexor tendon of the finger that catches on the tendon sheath
It is caused by the narrowing of the tendon sheath in the muscles.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is characterized by hyperplasia of the synovium or tendon sheath. In 80% of the cases, it affects the knee joint [1].