You are here

Flexor Carpi Radialis Tendonitis 727.05 M65.849

 

 

synonyms:FCR tendonitis, flexor carpi radialis tendonitis

FCR Tendonitis ICD-10

  • M65.849:    Other synovitis and tenosynovitis, unspecified hand

FCR Tendonitis ICD-9

  • 727.05 (other tenosynovitis of hand and wrist)

FCR Tendonitis Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

FCR Tendonitis Anatomy

  • Flexor carpi ulnaris (FCR) travels in a sunovial tunnel bordered by the scaphoid tuberosity, tranverse carpal ligament and the trapezial ridge.

FCR Tendonitis Clinical Evaluation

  • Pain and tenderness over the FCR tendon.
  • Increased pain with abruptly extending the relaxed wrist.
  • pain with resisted flexion and radial deviation.

FCR Tendonitis Xray / Diagnositc Tests

FCR Tendonitis Classification / Treatment

  • Acute: cock-up wrist splint, nsaids, acitivity modification.
  • Subacute (patients who have failed acute management): Corticosteriod injection FCR sheath.
  • Chronic (patients who have 2 or more injections): Surgical releaseof the fibro-osseous tunnel

FCR Tendonitis Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

FCR Tendonitis Complications

  • FCR tendon rupture

FCR Tendonitis Follow-up Care

FCR Tendonitis Review References

  • °

 

Disclaimer

The information on this website is intended for orthopaedic surgeons.  It is not intended for the general public. The information on this website may not be complete or accurate.  The eORIF website is not an authoritative reference for orthopaedic surgery or medicine and does not represent the "standard of care".  While the information on this site is about health care issues and sports medicine, it is not medical advice. People seeking specific medical advice or assistance should contact a board certified physician.  See Site Terms / Full Disclaimer