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    CTD, HAVS, CTS, and bilateral epicondilitus

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    I need help on understanding the definition of the following disorders: carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), and bilateral epicondilitus). What causes them and what are some of the symptoms?
    Additionally, could you please describe the carpal tunnel decompression (CTD) surgical treatment.

    Thank you,

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    Carpal tunnel syndrome ( CTS) is the most commonly peripheral nerve syndrome and the commonest peripheral nerve to be released. CTS is a bilateral disease with reported incidence of 16% and 87% . CTS can cause paresthesia, numbness, pain and other symptoms in the median nerve due to its compression at the wrist in the carpal tunnel. It is cause by the compression of the median nerve traveling through the carpal tunnel. The predisposing ...

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    This solution provides an explanation of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and bilateral epicondilitus, including what causes them, who they tend to affect, and what the symptoms are. Additionally, the solution describes the surgical treatment for CTS, known as, carpal tunnel decompression (CTD).