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Overview of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a painful condition of the wrist associated with pinching
of the median nerve as it traverses the wrist.
Differential Diagnosis of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
A number of other conditions besides pinching of the median nerve can give rise to symptoms
similar to CTS. As these alternative causes are easier to fix without invasive surgery,
these possible causes should be ruled out first: