CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME IN A 17 YEAR OLD FEMALE, A CASE REPORT
Vishnu V. K.*, Sreenath K., Salabha Ann Mathew, Nina Joseph, K. Menaka and T. Sivakumar
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is defined by compression of the median nerve in the wrist. It is mainly a
compressive syndrome and its most frequent cause is idiopathic. Even though spontaneous regression is possible,
the general rule is that the symptoms will worsen. The diagnosis is primarily clinical, from the symptoms and
provocative tests. Electroneuromyographic examination may be recommended before surgery or in cases of
Keywords: Carpal tunnel syndrome, Anterior interosseous nerve, entrapment neuropathy.
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