Cumulative Trauma Disorders

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MUN CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS CLINICAL EXAMPLES: UPPER EXTREMITY
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MUN CUMULATIVE TRAUMA DISORDERS Carpal tunnel syndrome Dequervain’s tenosynovitis Tennis elbow Impingement syndrome shoulder
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MUN CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME DEFINITION DIAGNOSIS INVESTIGATIONS TREATMENT CONTROVERSY
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MUN Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Definition Compression neuropathy of the median nerve at the wrist Most common diagnosis for WCC claims in the U.S. In France CTS is not an allowable diagnosis
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MUN CARPAL TUNNEL Palmar aponeurosis Median nerve
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MUN Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain and Paresthesias on palmar-radial aspect of hand Often worse at night Risk factors Intrinsic extrinsic
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MUN Carpal tunnel syndrome
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MUN Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Intrinsic risk factors Anatomic variants Either decreased dimension of carpal tunnel or increased volume of its contents Physiologic variants Diabetes , alcoholism , smoking , pregnancy , rheumatoid arthritis , myxedema All associated with edema
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MUN Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Extrinsic factors Hand position Forceful use of hand Repetitive motion Vibration
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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