Carpal Tunnel Syndrome of Pregnancy May Persist Long After Delivery Carpal Tunnel Syndrome of Pregnancy May Persist Long After Delivery

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Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

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We present two identical twin sarcoidosis patients with carpal tunnel syndrome. A number of factors may cause carpal tunnel syndrome like wrist anatomy, occupation, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, pregnancy and renal failure. Although the above factors do not directly cause carpal tunnel syndrome, they may increase your chances of developing or aggravate median nerve damage as it is in sarcoidosis. Sarcoidosis relevant neuropathy and granulomas may be the primary mechanism of sarcoidosis associated carpal tunnel syndrome. Although rare, carpal tunnel syndrome may be a feature of sarcoidosis that may lead to irreversib...
Source: Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Monaldi Arch Chest Dis Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe high prevalence of indicative signs and symptoms of CTS and the difficulties that they can cause reinforce the importance of adequate diagnosis and treatment. Further studies are needed to assess the value of USG as a diagnostic method for CTS during pregnancy.
Source: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
NEW YORK (Reuters Health)—About 15% of women who develop carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) while pregnant will suffer persistent and worsening symptoms long after delivery, a new study suggests. “Conventional medical wisdom has been that gestational carpal tunnel syndrome simply goes away after pregnancy, and for many women this is true. However, in our practice this... [Read More]
Source: The Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Authors: Tags: Conditions Carpal Tunnel Syndrome gestational CTS pregnancy pregnancy complications pregnant women Source Type: research
ConclusionThere was no significant association between the patterns of electronic devices use and CTS symptoms. The high prevalence of CTS symptoms necessitates awareness programs, especially among the young population. Although this work did not prove the association, further studies with confirmatory clinical testing are recommended.
Source: The Egyptian Rheumatologist - Category: Rheumatology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Carpal Tunnel Syndrome;   Exercise Intervention:   Behavioral: Tendon and Nerve Gliding Exercises Sponsor:   Bezmialem Vakif University Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Within 24 hours of her second daughter’s birth, Dyane Harwood felt elated. From the moment she came home from the hospital, she started writing. Furiously. She wrote while nursing her daughter and going to the bathroom. She wrote on her hands, on the bathroom mirror, inside books and on tabletops. She yearned to write down every thought she was having. She wrote so much that her wrists ached—her carpal tunnel returning—and she was in constant pain. She also had endless energy and a newfound enthusiasm for life. She felt like she could run a long race. She couldn’t sit still, and her speech was fast ...
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