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Does tendonitis in the wrist (palm-side up) ever go away? Caused by trauma of fall 1 yr. x-rays show nothing broken. Inflamed too as it looks swollen

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Need diagnosis clear

This may be more than tendonitis.
An ultrasound or MRI of the wrist can help clarify this. Your physician will also needs labs to differentiate this from the injury or an underlying inflammatory arthritis.

In brief: Need diagnosis clear

This may be more than tendonitis.
An ultrasound or MRI of the wrist can help clarify this. Your physician will also needs labs to differentiate this from the injury or an underlying inflammatory arthritis.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: There are many-

-tendons on the palmar surfacs.
If toward the thumb side a navicular fracture is often missed & called tendinitis. An occult fracture may not show up 4 a good 2 weeks, so repeat films should be done. If it effects the flexion of the fingers with snapping, a trigger finger is possible. A visit to a fellowship trained in hand is best advice.

In brief: There are many-

-tendons on the palmar surfacs.
If toward the thumb side a navicular fracture is often missed & called tendinitis. An occult fracture may not show up 4 a good 2 weeks, so repeat films should be done. If it effects the flexion of the fingers with snapping, a trigger finger is possible. A visit to a fellowship trained in hand is best advice.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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