Idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger: is there an association?

@article{Kumar2009IdiopathicCT,
  title={Idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger: is there an association?},
  author={Pradeep Kumar and Indranil Chakrabarti},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery, European volume},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={58-9}
}
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and trigger finger are known to occur together in association with conditions such as diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis and hypothyroidism. Although most cases that present to a hand clinic have no obvious predisposing cause, the two conditions often appear together in the same patient. We performed a prospective study of the prevalence of CTS in hospital outpatients presenting with trigger finger. Six hundred and eighty-one patients with CTS, trigger finger… CONTINUE READING
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