28 11 / 2011

Ask About:

  • Alcohol
  • Diabetes
  • HIV
  • Heavy Metals
  • Syphillis

Carpal Tunnel

  • Association with pregnancy, hypothyroid, DM, renal failure, acromegaly, steroid use
  • Weakness of thumb adduction, thenar atrophy
  • Median nerve distribution pain
  • Place in splint with NSAIDs

From Critical Decisions June 2010