Comparison of the histopathological findings of patients with diabetic and idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome

@article{Tekin2015ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the histopathological findings of patients with diabetic and idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome},
  author={Fatih Tekin and Mehmet S{\"u}rmeli and H{\"u}lya Şimşek and Candemir Ceran and Soner Tezcan and {\"O}mer Faruk Taner and G{\"u}lçin G{\"u}ler Şimşek},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2015},
  volume={39},
  pages={2395-2401}
}
PurposeThis study is aimed to investigate whether there are any histopathological differences between diabetic and idiopathic carpal tunnel syndromes.MethodsThe biopsy specimens were taken from transverse carpal ligament (TCL), tenosynovium adjacent to median nerve and epineurium of median nerve and evaluated in 47 patients (21 diabetic and 26 idiopathic) who were diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and treated surgically with open carpal tunnel release. Fibroblast proliferation… CONTINUE READING
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