Carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnancy.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome in pregnant patients are outlined and the diagnostic methods are reviewed. Carpal tunnel syndrome that occurs during pregnancy almost invariably abates postpartum. Due to the benign course and excellent prognosis in most cases, splinting of the wrist is indicated in the pregnant patient.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Massey, EW

Published Date

  • March 1, 1978

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 33 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 145 - 148

PubMed ID

  • 343016

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-7828

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00006254-197803000-00001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States