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Treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome with vitamin B6.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3603108     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In my practice, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) therapy (100 to 200 mg daily for 12 weeks) has proved curative for a large percentage of patients having carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Laboratory determination of the vitamin B6 status has been useful in diagnosing deficiency and in making decisions relative to surgery. This paper directs particular attention to prevention of CTS during pregnancy and discusses changes in symptoms during the course of treatment of CTS with vitamin B6.
J M Ellis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Southern medical journal     Volume:  80     ISSN:  0038-4348     ISO Abbreviation:  South. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1987 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-08-13     Completed Date:  1987-08-13     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404522     Medline TA:  South Med J     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  882-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aspartate Aminotransferases / blood
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome / drug therapy*,  physiopathology,  prevention & control
Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy
Pyridoxine / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
65-23-6/Pyridoxine; EC Aminotransferases

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