Carpal tunnel syndrome as the initial manifestation of scleroderma.

Abstract

Two cases of scleroderma (systemic sclerosis) in which carpal tunnel syndrome was the initial manifestation are described. The development of persistent bilateral swelling of the hand after division of the transverse carpal ligament was a clue to the underlying disorder.

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@article{Barr1988CarpalTS, title={Carpal tunnel syndrome as the initial manifestation of scleroderma.}, author={Walter G Barr and Stuart J. Blair}, journal={The Journal of hand surgery}, year={1988}, volume={13 3}, pages={366-8} }