Clinical Signs in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


There are many signs and symptoms used in the evaluation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Some finding may findings modestly increase or decrease the probability of carpal tunnel syndrome

Clinical Signs

Hoffmann-Tinel sign (1915)
Phalen sign (1950)
Katz Hand diagram (1990)

Pressure Provocation test

Square Wrist Ratio (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8198771/)

Flick sign

Associated Persons

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