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Median Neuropathy in the Carpal Tunnel caused by Spontaneous Intraneural Hemorrhage

By W. Hayden and La Ciiosse


\Iediaii neuropathy at the level of the transverse carpal higanient or the so-(mIlled carpal-tuinnel syndrome has beeii thoroughly inu-est.igat ed and foumid to be dute to a variety of factors previously uvell described by niany authors 3,1,5,6,7,8,9,b0,11,12#{149} Neuropathy due to imitraiieural heniorrhage has been described iii various hemiiorrhagic states ‘. ihe present case report coimcemns spoiitaiieoims iiitraiieural heniorrhiage iii the mnediami nerve at the level of the transverse carpal higamiieiit caimsilig an acute formu of the carl)al-tuiiilel syndromiie. Case Report. ‘ right-han(le(l \VOIiiflhi, seventy y(lrs 1)1(1, uvas ulmnitte(l to ti#{236}eliosl)ital on Fei)ruary 24, 1962, vithi the history of Sud(leIi onset of lnlin and Iltlnii)Iiess in the right. hand i)eginning two days before adniission while (loimig her lioumsework. ‘[he paill and mIlIiiibIl(SS uvere soomi joined by uveakmie&s involving tue flexor iiitiscles of the tilUIiii). fhie paul as located in th ( volar asptct of the wrist, thulilli), 1111(1 index finger and was asso(’iated with iiumiiibness in the sanie digits. There was no known history of trauma to the wrist or of repetitive niotions iliVolVilig the laud or wrist; however, th( l)Lti(’Ilt stat(91 tliat she colunionlv did all of her ouvn (lealiing, (‘ooking, and other househlol(l (lotus re(lmiring vigorolms activity

Year: 1964
DOI identifier: 10.2106/00004623-196446060-00009
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