Carpal tunnel syndrome causes

MEDIAN TRAP

  • Myxoedema (hyopthyroidism)
  • ETOH (alcohol)
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Idiopathic
  • Amyloidosis
  • Neoplasia
  • Trauma
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Acromegaly
  • Pregnancy

Treatment options:

The three S‘s

  • Splinting
  • Steroids – local injection
  • Surgery – decompression
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