carpal tunnel


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carpal tunnel

n.
A passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the long tendons of the flexor muscles of the wrist and fingers pass.
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Noun1.carpal tunnel - a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass
passageway, passage - a path or channel or duct through or along which something may pass; "the nasal passages"
articulatio radiocarpea, carpus, radiocarpal joint, wrist, wrist joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
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A: Of course, I can't make a diagnosis without a proper examination -- and I would encourage you to seek one from your physician -- but your symptoms have all the hallmarks of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common compressive neuropathy of the upper extremity with an estimated prevalence of 3%-6% of the general population (1,2,3).
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the entrapment of the median nerve underneath flexor retinaculum at the wrist level.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the compressive neuropathy of the median nerve at the carpal tunnel.
4) Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is discussed in some detail as an illustration.
It has been suggested in medical literature that the postoperative course after carpal tunnel syndrome surgery is seldom complicated by severe postoperative pain (10-13).
Male and female rate differences in carpal tunnel syndrome injuries: personal attributes or job tasks?
USPRwire, Thu Dec 08 2016] Wristease, the revolutionary new patented wrist support ergobands that provide ergonomic support to prevent against repetitive strain injuries and carpal tunnel, is live on Kickstarter and raising funds to bring the project to life.
Background: Carpal tunnel syndrome has typical clinical presentation.
Although not rare, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) caused by gouty tophi is still uncommon according to the literature, (3) and its presence indicates the severity of untreated gouty tophi.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ("CTS") is a gradual injury that was described as the next crisis in workers' compensation claims in the 1990s, and that has fortunately evolved into routine claims with no expected surge.
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most frequently reported upper limb neuropathy caused by an increased pressure in the carpal tunnel space in the hand and compression on the median nerve.