Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
by Ricker Polsdorfer, MD
Anything that causes irritation, inflammation, fluid retention, or an abnormal growth in or around the carpal tunnel can cause carpal tunnel syndrome, including:
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Last reviewed September 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board James P. Cornell, MD
Last Updated: 9/17/2014
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