Compression Neuropathies of the Wrist and Hand

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Abstract

Summary

In this review the authors cover compression neuropathies localized to the wrist and hand. Specifically, these include carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar tunnel syndrome, Wartenberg's syndrome, distal posterior interosseous nerve syndrome, and bowler's thumb. For each of these neuropathies, the relevant anatomy, presentation, and treatment are discussed. Correlations to specific sport-related injuries are also discussed with relevant options of management.

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