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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Step-by-Step

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Updated June 29, 2012

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Step 4 of 8 - Is There Another Reason For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?
Some cases of carpal tunnel may be due to enlargement of the median nerve rather than compression from surrounding tissues. Carpal tunnel syndrome, however, is the most common and widely known of the entrapment neuropathies in which the body's peripheral nerves are compressed or traumatized.

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