What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

Also known as: wrist/hand pain

The median nerve is a mixed (motor and sensory) nerve of the upper extremity. If it becomes compressed as it travels through the wrist, the result can be carpal tunnel syndrome, which causes a number of symptoms in hand.


Reviewed by: Aaron Berger, MD

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