(pathology) An inflammation of the fluid-filled sheath (the synovium) that surrounds a tendon.
inflammation of a tendon
Inflammation of the synovial sheath of a tendon.
inflammation of the sheath surrounding a tendon
Tenosynovitis is the inflammation of the fluid-filled sheath (called the synovium) that surrounds a tendon, typically leading to joint pain, swelling, and stiffness. Tenosynovitis can be either infectious or noninfectious.