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Descriptor English: Tenosynovitis
Descriptor Spanish: Tenosinovitis
Descriptor Portuguese: Tenossinovite
Descriptor French: Ténosynovite
Entry term(s): Tenosynovitides
Tree number(s): C05.651.869.870
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013717
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.
Annotation: do not confuse with TENDINITIS (inflammation of tendon) or SYNOVITIS (inflammation of synovial membrane); STENOSING TENOSYNOVITIS see TENDON ENTRAPMENT is available
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 14095
Unique ID: D013717
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Tenosynovitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0021165
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.
Preferred term Tenosynovitis
Entry term(s) Tenosynovitides



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