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Which medical conditions are linked to carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Medical conditions sometimes linked to carpal tunnel syndrome include:

  • Obesity
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Pregnancy
  • Trauma

From: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 11, 2019

Medically Reviewed on 9/11/2019

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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 11, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Institutes of Health.

Reviewed by David Zelman on September 11, 2019

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