[Intersection syndrome in a tetraplegic hand cyclist]

Søren Bruno Elmgreen, Søren Krogh, Helge Kasch
Ugeskrift for Laeger 2018 June 18, 180 (25)
Wrist tendinopathies are common overuse injuries in athletes and often associated with activities such as rowing, riding or racket sports. Correctly diagnosing the various tendinopathies is essential for management of cases refractory to initial treatment. Easily mistaken for de Quervain's tenosynovitis, the intersection syndrome may be effectively managed by simple taping negating the need for corticosteroid injection and tendon release surgery. We present an unusual case report of intersection syndrome in a tetraplegic hand cyclist following a 24-hour endurance race.

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