Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2000 , Vol 10 , Num 1
Bektaş AÇIKGÖZ1, Murat SÜMER2
1Bayındır Tıp Merkezi Nöroşirürji, Ankara
2Bayındır Tıp Merkezi Noroloji Kliniği, Ankara
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is caused by compression of the median nerve at the level of wrist or palm, often with median nerve sensory and motor impairment, and most commonly occurring in adults over age 40, particularly women. Numbness, burning parasthesias, and pain of the wrist, hand, palmar aspects of the fingers are the first symptoms. Nerve conduction studies are helpful in the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. The motor and the sensory distallatency can be prolonged. Treatment has two different method: conservative and surgery modalities. Anahtar Kelimeler : Anatomy, carpal tunnel syndrome, treatment