Hand Conditions

Trigger Finger

Trigger

Trigger finger occurs when a finger flexor tendon catches in its sheath resulting in a snapping/catching condition. It is also known as stenosing tendovaginitis (i.e narrowing due to inflamed tendon sheath).

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition caused by irritation to one of the main nerves to the hand, the Median nerve, where it travels underneath the Carpal Ligament along with 9 tendons (Apollo and the 9 muses).

Ganglion

Ganglion

Ganglions are cysts often located near joints or tendons. They contain fluid produced as a result of local irritation.

Dupuytren's Contracture

Dupy

Dupuytren’s contracture is a condition where the fingers are contracted because of scar formation in the underlying soft tissue membrane (the palmar fascia or aponeurosis).
It is named after the French anatomisy Baron Guillaume Dupuytren (1777-1835) who described the condition but did not treat it.

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