Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Due to Fibrolipomatous Hamartoma of the Median Nerve in Klippel-Trénaunay Syndrome: A Case Report

Matsubara, Mitsuhiro; Tanikawa, Hirotaka; Mogami, Yuuji; Shibata, Shunichi; Uchiyama, Shigeharu; Kato, Hiroyuki
May 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 5, p1223
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a forty six year-old man with Klippel-Trénaunay syndrome and bilateral macrodactyly who presented to physicians with pain and numbness in the thumb and the index and long fingers of his right hand. A discussion of diagnostic testing which was performed on the man and resulted in a diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome that was caused by fibrolipomatous hamartoma of his median nerve is presented. His medical treatment and recovery are discussed.


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