Carpal tunnel syndrome with polymyalgia rheumatica

Tahir Ahmed, Alan I. Braun

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Abstract

Association of carpal tunnel syndrome with systemic diseases is well established. Carpal tunnel syndrome preceded or existed simultaneously in 5 patients with polymyalgia rheumatica. It is probably related to tenosynovitis resulting in increase in the volume of the contents of the tunnel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-223
Number of pages3
JournalArthritis & Rheumatism
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1978

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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