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carpal

a. any bone of the wrist
b. (as modifier): carpal bones
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The median nerve has to share space in the area called the carpal tunnel with nine of these tendons.
Fractures of the hamate are rare and constitute approximately 2% of all carpal bone fractures.
Some indications for carpal ultrasonography are painful carpus joint; joint swelling to check for synovial effusion and thickening of the joint capsule; inconclusive radiographic evaluation, pre-surgical carpal planning; quick assessment in the field; previous treatment failure; and to evaluate the thickness of articular cartilage in foals (incomplete ossification) (REEDING, 2001a; REEDING, 2001b).
CTS results from compression of the median nerve as it passes through the wrist within the carpal tunnel.
However, it has been well documented that carpal tunnel syndrome surgery can lead to prevalent chronic postoperative pain.
The clinical diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome is usually made based on history, physical signs and provocative tests.
The COL5A1 gene is associated with increased risk of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Wristease provide wrist support & comfort to pain caused by Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other wrist and hand related repetitive motion injuries.
Adults of both genders with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) in whom conservative treatment has failed were included in the study.
We also observed punched-out bony erosions in the carpal bones (Figure 1d).
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.