How does the incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) vary by age?

Updated: Mar 30, 2020
  • Author: Nigel L Ashworth, MBChB, MSc, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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The peak age range for development of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is 45-60 years. Only 10% of patients with CTS are younger than 31 years.


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