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Tenosynovitis Summary

Description: Inflammation of the synovial lining of a tendon sheath. Causes include trauma, tendon stress, bacterial disease (gonorrhea, tuberculosis), rheumatic disease, and gout. Common sites are the hand, wrist, shoulder capsule, hip capsule, hamstring muscles, and Achilles tendon. The tendon sheaths become inflamed and painful, and accumulate fluid. Joint mobility is usually reduced.

Also Known As: Tenosynovitides

Networked: 274 relevant articles (24 outcomes, 22 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Tenosynovitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. TNFR-Fc fusion protein (etanercept) : 2 outcomes in 3 results : FDA 2
  2. Vaccines : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  3. methylprednisolone acetate (Depo-Medrol) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 17 Generic
  4. adalimumab (Humira) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 2
  5. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome in 8 results : IBA
  6. Gadolinium : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  7. Clarithromycin (Biaxin) : 1 outcome in 3 results : FDA 22 Generic
  8. Uric Acid (Urate) : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  9. Antirheumatic Agents (DMARD) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  10. Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptors (Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Tenosynovitis

  1. Synovitis
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
  3. Arthritis (Polyarthritis)
  4. Tendinopathy (Tendonitis)
  5. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses)
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Key Therapies for Tenosynovitis

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  1. Injections : 6 outcomes 8 studies in 30 results
  2. Catheters : 2 outcomes 1 study in 8 results
  3. Debridement : 2 outcomes in 15 results
  4. Tenodesis : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results
  5. Braces : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
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