deQuervain's disease

noun

de·​Quer·​vain's disease də-(ˌ)kər-ˈvaⁿz- How to pronounce deQuervain's disease (audio)
: inflammation of tendons and their sheaths at the styloid process of the radius that often causes pain in the thumb side of the wrist

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“DeQuervain's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deQuervain%27s%20disease. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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