Diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: electrodiagnostic and MR imaging evaluation.

@article{Jarvik2004DiagnosisOC,
  title={Diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome: electrodiagnostic and MR imaging evaluation.},
  author={Jeffrey G. Jarvik and Eric K W Yuen and Michel Kliot},
  journal={Neuroimaging clinics of North America},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={93-102, viii}
}
In clinically classic carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) without symptoms or signs to suggest other disorders that can mimic CTS, it remains somewhat controversial as to whether performing nerve conduction studies is necessary or cost-effective. MR imaging reliably depicts normal carpal tunnel anatomy. It can also identify pathologic nerve compression and mass lesions, such as ganglion cysts, that compress nerves. Currently, MR imaging is most commonly used to image patients with ambiguous… CONTINUE READING