Trophic ulcers in the carpal tunnel syndrome.


A patient with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and trophic ulcers is described. Despite the healing of the ulcers after surgery for CTS, the severe sensory deficit and the electrophysiological tests have not shown any significant improvement. We think these findings argue against the hypothesis of the sensory deficit being responsible for the trophic ulcers… (More)


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@article{Araujo1993TrophicUI, title={Trophic ulcers in the carpal tunnel syndrome.}, author={Alexandra prufer de Queiroz Campos Araujo and H Barros Neto and H Bulc{\~a}o and Osvaldo J. M. Nascimento}, journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria}, year={1993}, volume={51 3}, pages={386-8} }