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The Wrist Joint

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Abstract

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most commonly diagnosed and treated entrapment neuropathy. The syndrome is characterized by pain, paresthesia, and weakness in the median nerve distribution of the hand. Surgical and nonsurgical treatments exist that can produce excellent outcomes for patients.

Keywords

Median Nerve Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Distal Radius Fracture Carpal Tunnel Release Radial Styloid 
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© Springer-Verlag London 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon, Bangalore UniversityBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Department of OrthopedicsM.S. Ramaiah Medical Teaching HospitalBangaloreIndia

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