Medical Dictionary: CTS


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CTS: Another name for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
CTS (condition): Hand or wrist problems; often from repetitive motion.

CTS: Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when tendons or ligaments in the wrist become enlarged, often from inflammation, after being aggravated. The narrowed tunnel of bones and ligaments in the wrist pinches the nerves that reach the fingers and the muscles at the base of the thumb. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Information Page: NINDS

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