What are the complications of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)?

Updated: Mar 30, 2020
  • Author: Nigel L Ashworth, MBChB, MSc, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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  • Carpal tunnel syndrome may continue to increase median nerve damage, leading to permanent impairment and disability.

  • Some individuals can develop chronic wrist and hand pain (with or without reflex sympathetic dystrophy).

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