Screening for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
At this time there are no screening tests or screening guidelines to detect carpal tunnel syndrome before symptoms begin.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons website. Available at: http://www.aaos.org/ .
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research website. Available at: http://www.mayo.edu/ .
Last reviewed August 2008 by ]]>Robert Leach, MD]]>
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