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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Rose, R. E. Christopher
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Article Title
Acute carpal tunnel syndrome secondary to thrombosis of a persistent median artery
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1995
Volume ID
44
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
32-33
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Abstract
An ususual case of thrombosis of a persistent median artery as a cause of acute carpal tunnel syndrome is reported. The sudden onset of numbness in the median nerve distribution and pain in the fingers were the main symptoms. The embryonic development of the median nerve vascular supply and the reported incidence of persistent median artery are reviewed.....
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