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Misdiagnosis of De Quervain's tenosynovitis

I recently had a nerve conduction tests done which should nerve compression on my C5 and C6.  I had the nerve study done believing I had carpel tunnel syndrome (symptoms included arm pain, finger numbness, wrist pain, hand weakness).  I was once diagnosed with headaches, neck pain, arm pain and De Quervain's tenosynovitis - could these have been misdiagnoses and actually the pain, headaches, arm pain, wrist pain, and hand weakness been a result of the beginnings on C5 and C6 nerve compression and osteoarthritis?  Any assistance and reference materials regarding this issue would be greatly appreciated.  Thank you.
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1711789 tn?1361311607
Hi there!

It is unlikely for these to be misdiagnoses. Aside the arm pain, these are likely to be separate issues from the C5/ C6 compression.
Hope the information is helpful.

Take care!
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