Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a median entrapment neuropathy that causes paresthesia pain numbness and other symptoms in the distribution of the median nerve due to its compression at the wrist in the carpal tunnel. The pathophysiology is not completely understood but can be considered compression of the median nerve traveling through the carpal tunnel. It appears to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.
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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon
Orthopaedic Surgeon
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