Utility of the clinical examination for carpal tunnel syndrome

Myers, Kathryn A.
September 2000
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/05/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 5, p605
Academic Journal
Presents results of a study about the use of the clinical examination to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Comment that electrodiagnostic studies can be negative in the presence of early CTS; Suggestion that decreased pain sensation in the median nerve distribution is the most helpful finding in making the diagnosis of CTS.


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