Tuberculous Tenosynovitis of the Wrist Mimicking a Volar Wrist Ganglion Cyst and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Kemal GÖKKUŞ, 1 Ergin SAĞTAŞ, 2 Ahmet Turan AYDIN1
1Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Memorial Antalya Hospital, Antalya, Turkey
2Department of Radiology, Memorial Antalya Hospital, Antalya, Turkey
Keywords: Carpal tunnel syndrome; tuberculous tenosynovitis; volar wrist ganglion
In this article, we present a rare case of tuberculous tenosynovitis of the wrist flexor tendons. This condition should be considered in the differential diagnosis of chronic tenosynovitis and mass lesions of the wrist and the patient should receive extensive debridement and chemotherapy.