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Disease Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Name Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Synonyms Amyotrophy, Thenar, Of Carpal Origin | Carpal Tunnel Syndromes | Compression Neuropathy, Carpal Tunnel | CTS | CTS1 | Entrapment Neuropathy, Carpal Tunnel | Median Neuropathy, Carpal Tunnel | Syndrome, Carpal Tunnel | Syndromes, Carpal Tunnel
Definition Entrapment of the MEDIAN NERVE in the carpal tunnel, which is formed by the flexor retinaculum and the CARPAL BONES. This syndrome may be associated with repetitive occupational trauma (CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS); wrist injuries; AMYLOID NEUROPATHIES; rheumatoid arthritis (see ARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID); ACROMEGALY; PREGNANCY; and other conditions. Symptoms include burning pain and paresthesias involving the ventral surface of the hand and fingers which may radiate proximally. Impairment of sensation in the distribution of the median nerve and thenar muscle atrophy may occur. (Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51, p45)
Categories Nervous system disease | Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D002349
OMIM® ID 115430
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Mononeuropathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Median Neuropathy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Nerve Compression Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Sprains and Strains Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cumulative Trauma Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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