The Effect of Ischaemia on Nerve Conduction in the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

  title={The Effect of Ischaemia on Nerve Conduction in the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.},
  author={P M Fullerton},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  • P M Fullerton
  • Published 1963 in
    Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and…
It is now generally accepted that the carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by a lesion of the median nerve at the wrist under the flexor retinaculum. The site of the lesion has been established by clinical observations; for example, a local abnormality of the nerve just above or under the retinaculum is seen at operation in many patients, and, even in those in whom the nerve appears normal, attacks of pain and paraesthesiae are permanently relieved by division of the retinaculum (Kremer, Gilliatt… CONTINUE READING


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