Prevalensen för kliniskt säkerställt karpaltunnelsyndrom 4 procent

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Abstract

This article summarizes the results of a large-scale population-based study conducted to determine the prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome in the Swedish general population. The study utilized a health questionnaires as well as clinical and electrophysiological examinations. Population prevalence rates of carpal tunnel syndrome, based on clinical diagnosis and electrophysiological criteria, were calculated. Obesity and specific work-related hand activities were shown to be risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Neurologi
  • Sjukgymnastik
  • Ortopedi
Bidragets titel på inmatningsspråkPrevalence for clinically proved carpal tunnel syndrome is 4 percent
Originalspråksvenska
Sidor (från-till)1668-1670
TidskriftLäkartidningen
Volym97
Utgivningsnummer14
StatusPublished - 2000
PublikationskategoriForskning
Peer review utfördJa