Pathology of the flexor tendon sheath in the spontaneous carpal tunnel syndrome.

@article{Neal1987PathologyOT,
  title={Pathology of the flexor tendon sheath in the spontaneous carpal tunnel syndrome.},
  author={N C Neal and J Mcmanners and Graham Stirling},
  journal={Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={
          229-32
        }
}
The histological features of the flexor tendon sheath in the spontaneous carpal tunnel syndrome were studied. The main differences between our findings and previous studies were twofold. Firstly a striking absence of inflammation in our material and secondly the diversity of the pathological changes encountered--alterations in the connective tissue especially the collagen; proliferation with thickening of the tissues of the tendon sheath; fibrosis; amyloid deposition; oedema; vascular lesions… CONTINUE READING
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