tendon sheath


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tendon sheath

[′ten·dən ‚shēth]
(anatomy)
The synovial membrane surrounding a tendon.
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"Tendon sheaths and bursae involved by rheumatoid disaese at the foot ankle" Australas Radiol 1970; 14:419-428.
The resulting friction between tendons and inflamed tendon sheaths sometimes makes audible squeaks or other sounds.
* Tenosynovitis - This is caused by irritation of the tendon sheaths in the arm.
The latter also helps in checking the involvement of the disease in concordance with its anatomical surrounding such as tendon sheath, ligaments and so on [3].
Similarly, with the shoulder in a neutral position, the long head of biceps (LHB) tendon sheath was evaluated by transverse and longitudinal scanning in the bicipital groove.
VersaWrap is an absorbable implant (device), designed to serve as an interface between the tendon or tendon sheath and the surrounding tissues, providing a non-constricting, protective encasement for injured tendons.
Giant-cell tumour of the tendon sheath in the foot and ankle.
Tenosynovial giant cell tumor or giant cell tumor of tendon sheath is also commonly seen about the hand and fingers, second only to ganglia.
[1] Tuberculous tenosynovitis is rare but it is still a leading cause of chronic tendon sheath infection.
Two radiolucent focus were observed on the dorsal aspect of the antebrachiocarpal joint that represented the fat in the joint capsule palmar to the extensor carpi radialis tendon sheath (Fig.
These signs include pain on extension, fusiform swelling, flexed posture of the digit, and tenderness along the tendon sheath. Pain on passive extension is thought to be the most reliable sign.
Equine digital flexor tendon sheath (DFTS) lesions are usually investigated using radiography, ultrasonography, and tenoscopy; contrastography has also been successfully employed to detect pathologic conditions involving the DFTS of sport horses [1].