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Acute carpal tunnel syndrome caused by diffuse giant cell tumor of tendon sheath: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17907439     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 46-year-old male developed spontaneous acute carpal tunnel syndrome of the right wrist without any antecedent trauma. Surgical exploration revealed hemorrhage secondary to diffuse giant cell tumor of tendon sheath as the underlying cause.
Christina M Ward; Nathan E Lueck; Curtis M Steyers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Iowa orthopaedic journal     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1541-5457     ISO Abbreviation:  Iowa Orthop J     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-02     Completed Date:  2007-11-27     Revised Date:  2013-06-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908272     Medline TA:  Iowa Orthop J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  99-103     Citation Subset:  IM    
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, 01008 JPP, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome / etiology*,  radiography
Giant Cell Tumors / complications*,  pathology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Musculoskeletal Diseases / etiology
Tendons* / pathology
Wrist Joint / radiography

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