Carpal tunnel syndrome and metabolic syndrome.

  title={Carpal tunnel syndrome and metabolic syndrome.},
  author={Kemal Balci and Ufuk Utku},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  volume={116 2},
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common entrapment neuropathy. Many factors such as diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, hormonal replacement therapy, corticosteroid use, rheumatoid arthritis and wrist fractures may cause CTS. Metabolic syndrome includes abdominal obesity, dyslipidemia, hyperglycemia, and hypertension that may cause CTS. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the relation between CTS and metabolic syndrome. We studied 107 (96 female and 11 male) right-handed patients who had… CONTINUE READING


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