Rinsho Shinkeigaku (Clinical Neurology)

Symposium 3

Ultrasonography for the management of carpal tunnel syndrome

Kenichi Nakamichi, M.D.1)

1)The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Toranomon Hospital

Ultrasonography is useful for the management of carpal tunnel syndrome. It aids in the diagnosis of idiopathic cases, screening of local pathologies(space-occupying lesions, tenosynovitis, and bone and joint abnormalities), incomplete release, and anatomic variations, and performance of low-invasive surgery.
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(CLINICA NEUROL, 53: 1217|1219, 2013)
key words: carpal tunnel syndrome, ultrasonography

(Received: 31-May-13)