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Carpal tunnel syndrome and pregnancy

Evgeniya Vladeva

Abstract

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most frequent nerve compression described first by Paget in 1954. Though the reasons for its appearance during pregnancy are not very clear, this is a specific condition and the most common methods used for the treatment of CTS could not be applied. The article reveals the possible alternative ways for diagnosis and treatment of CTS during pregnancy.

Keywords

carpal tunnel syndrome; pregnancy; diagnosis; treatment

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14748/vmf.v7i1.4995

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