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RSD Article # 7

The following article Case Report- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Complicated by Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome was published in the medical journal British Journal of Rheumatology 1991; 30:   468-470.

This article was co-authored by M.-A. Fitzcharles and J.M. Esdaile.

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RSD Article #7

 

British Journal of Rheumatology 1991; 30:468-470

CASE REPORT
CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME COMPLICATED BY REFLEX
SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY SYNDROME


BY M.-A. FITZCHARLES AND J.M. ESDAILE
Rheumatic Disease Unit, McGill University, Unit, Montreal, Quebec. Canada

 

SUMMARY

This report describes three patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy complicating carpal tunnel syndrome. Pain disproportionate and more diffuse than that commonly associated with carpal tunnel syndrome suggested the associated diagnosis in each patient and facilitated prompt management.
 

Key Words: Entrapment neuropathy, Shoulder-hand syndrome.
 

M.-A. Fitzcharles, and J.M. Esdaile. (Case Report) Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Complicated By Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, British Journal Of Rheumatology Vol. 30: 468-470, 1991.