Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a neuropathy caused by median nerve entrapment and compression within the carpal tunnel at the wrist. It is the most common mononeuropathy seen in clinical practice, causing pain, paresthesia, and weakness in the median nerve distribution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPain Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationAn Essential Review
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783319431338
ISBN (Print)9783319431314
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


  • Median nerve entrapment
  • Mononeuropathy
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Non-surgical treatment
  • Paresthesia
  • Provocative tests
  • Surgical treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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