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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Andrew Paul Harris
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Abstract

Carpal tunnel syndrome affects millions of people each year. The most common cause is idiopathic although it is associated with trauma and several medical comorbidities. Treatment depends on many patient factors and often results in surgical management.

Keywords

Carpal Tunnel Median Nerve Hand Pain 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Paul Harris
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  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryWarren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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