What are the possible complications of carpal tunnel steroid injection?

Updated: May 31, 2018
  • Author: Samir Shah, MD; Chief Editor: Meda Raghavendra (Raghu), MD  more...
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Complications may include the following:

  • Bleeding

  • Infection

  • Paresthesia

  • Pain

  • Median nerve injury [4]

  • Elevated blood glucose levels (without apparent clinical risk) [5]


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