The pathophysiology of carpal tunnel syndrome.


Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most frequently encountered peripheral compressive neuropathy. Although the clinical diagnosis and treatment of CTS have been well defined, the pathophysiologic basis still is not understood completely. This article summarizes current thought and research pertinent to the pathophysiology of CTS.

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@article{Kerwin1996ThePO, title={The pathophysiology of carpal tunnel syndrome.}, author={G A Kerwin and Craig S Williams and John Gray Seiler}, journal={Hand clinics}, year={1996}, volume={12 2}, pages={243-51} }