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Term:
carpal tunnel syndrome (DOID:12169)
Annotations: Rat: (2) Mouse: (2) Human: (2) Chinchilla: (1) Bonobo: (2) Dog: (2) Squirrel: (2) Pig: (2)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
carpal tunnel syndrome +   
Entrapment of the MEDIAN NERVE in the carpal tunnel, which is formed by the flexor retinaculum and the CARPAL BONES. This syndrome may be associated with repetitive occupational trauma (CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS); wrist injuries; AMYLOID NEUROPATHIES; rheumatoid arthritis (see ARTHRITIS, RHEUMATOID); ACROMEGALY; PREGNANCY; and other conditions. Symptoms include burning pain and paresthesias involving the ventral surface of the hand and fingers which may radiate proximally. Impairment of sensation in the distribution of the median nerve and thenar muscle atrophy may occur. (Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1995, Ch51, p45)
Iliotibial Band Syndrome 
Meralgia Paraesthetica, Familial 
Meralgia Paresthetica 
Piriformis Muscle Syndrome +  
Pudendal Neuralgia 
Superior Transverse Scapular Ligament, Calcification Of, Familial 
tarsal tunnel syndrome 
thoracic outlet syndrome +  
Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME, FAMILIAL ;   CTS ;   CTS - carpal tunnel syndrome ;   Carpal Tunnel Syndromes ;   Compression Neuropathy, Carpal Tunnel ;   Entrapment Neuropathy, Carpal Tunnel ;   Median nerve entrapment ;   carpal tunnel median neuropathy ;   thenar amyotrophy of carpal origin
Primary IDs: MESH:D002349
Xrefs: ICD10CM:G56.0 ;   ICD9CM:354.0 ;   NCI:C34450 ;   OMIM:PS115430
Definition Sources: MESH:D002349

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