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Carpal tunnel syndrome presenting with ischemic skin lesions, acroosteolysis, and nail changes.
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PMID:  8340499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 58-year-old woman had a chronic necrotic ulceration of the fingertip of the third finger and nail plate abnormalities of the first, second, and third fingers of the right hand. Roentgenograms of the hands showed acroosteolysis of the distal phalanges of the second and third right fingers. Skin and nail lesions showed considerable improvement after surgical treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome. The authors review the clinical and radiologic features of similar cases that have previously been reported.
A Tosti; R Morelli; R D'Alessandro; F Bassi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0190-9622     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1993 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-31     Completed Date:  1993-08-31     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  287-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Clinical Dermatology, University of Bologna, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome / diagnosis*,  surgery
Chronic Disease
Follow-Up Studies
Ischemia / diagnosis*
Middle Aged
Nails, Malformed / diagnosis*
Osteolysis, Essential / diagnosis*
Skin / blood supply*,  pathology
Skin Ulcer / diagnosis*
Comment In:
J Am Acad Dermatol. 1995 Apr;32(4):682   [PMID:  7896968 ]

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