De Quervain’s tenosynovitis

AKA mother’s wrist syndrome per Wikipedia.

From MayoClinic.com:

If you have de Quervain’s tenosynovitis, it will probably hurt every time you turn your wrist, grasp anything or make a fist…any activity that relies on repetitive hand or wrist movement — such as working in the garden, playing golf or racket sports or lifting your baby — can make it worse.

Note the tendons of the extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus muscles, mnemonically known in anatomy class as the snuffbox.

Note the tendons of the extensor pollicis brevis and abductor pollicis longus muscles, mnemonically known in anatomy class as the snuffbox.

So THIS is my problem!

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