Compression of the ulnar nerve in Guyon canal at the level of the wrist
Guyon canal is bordered by the volar carpal ligament, transverse retinacular ligament, and laterally by the hoo...
Ring (4th) and small (5th) finger paresthesias with variable weakness of grip
Localized pain and tenderness over Guyon canal
Paresthesias or vascular compromise (coldness and pallor of ...
Avoid aggravating activities, including but not limited to 3,4[C]:
Repetitive hand motions and activities.
Heavy grasping and gripping.
Resting the palm against hard surfaces.
Following surgery, proper wound care and pain control are essential.
Return to full activity 4 to 8 wk following surgical decompression 3[C].
Numbness and tingling in the hand are not always signs of carpal tunnel syndrome.
A good history and physical examination are necessary to accurately diagnose this condition.
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