Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Etiology

  • Repetitive stress injury
  • Flexor tenosynovitis, e.g., overuse, rheumatoid arthritis, gonococcal
  • Recent or malhealed fracture
  • Myxedema (hypothyroidism)
  • Amyloidosis or multiple myeloma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Leukemia
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Acromegaly
  • Tumor
  • Pregnancy- or menopause-associated
  • Eosinophilic fasciitis
  • Familial
  • Idiopathic

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Last updated: December 1, 2014