By Louis Patry, Michel Rossignol, Marie-Jeanne Costa, Martine Baillargeon
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: The symptoms of sensory and motor problems of the hand within the median nerve box have been first mentioned via Paget in 1854 in a sufferer having suffered a fracture of the wrist. the subsequent phrases have been before everything used to explain the saw difficulties: tardive paralysis of the median nerve, partial atrophy of the thenar eminence, and median neuritis. in spite of the fact that, it was once no longer until eventually the paintings of mind et al. in 1947 and of Phalen et al. in 1950 that the time period carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) used to be utilized to those problems.
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1995; Szabo et al. 1 Clinical Aspects YES ❏ Are symptoms located in the innervation field of the median nerve? EXTENT OF PROBLEMS None NO ❏ Slight Moderate Yes No – Pathological conditions of the carpal tunnel (p. 5) ❏ ❏ – Other pathological conditions (p. 5) ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ Slight Moderate Severe Symptoms reported – Frequency and intensity of symptoms (p. 11-12-13) – Disruption of activities of daily living (p. 14) Physical examination – Abnormal results on provocative tests (p. 20) – Diminished sensory function (p.
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23) Relevant medical history and conditions Differential diagnosis – Central or peripheral neuropathy (p. 9) Exposure factors None Severe – During previous jobs (p. 15) – During current job (p. 16-17-18) – In sports-related recreational, or household activities (p. 18) RELATION TO WORK 25 Guidelines for Therapeutic and Preventive Interventions 8 This section presents some fundamental therapeutic and preventive principles, without describing specific interventions in detail. These principles should prove useful in developing an approach to the management of CTS cases.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Guide to the Diagnosis of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders Vol 1 by Louis Patry, Michel Rossignol, Marie-Jeanne Costa, Martine Baillargeon