DEQUERVAIN’S DISEASE (TENOSYNOVITIS)

This is pain on the thumb side of the wrist resulting from inflammation of the lining of the tendons that allow the thumb to be pulled away from the rest of the hand.

KEINBOCK’S DISEASE

This is a rare condition in which the blood supply to part or all of the lunate bone in the wrist is lost.

GANGLION

This is a benign lump that generally appears at the back of the wrist.

SCAPHOID FRACTURES

The wrist contains 8 small bones that form a joint with the bones in the forearm. The scaphoid is one of these bones and is found at the thumb side of the wrist.

WRIST FRACTURES

The term 'wrist fracture' tends to refer to a break in one or both of the forearm bones near the wrist. The Radius is the more commonly affected.

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