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[Results of histological studies of the flexor tendon sheath in 35 flexor tenosynovectomies in carpal tunnel syndrome].

Authors
  • Menke, W
  • Palme, E
  • Matheus, M
  • Schmitz, B
  • Michiels, I
Type
Published Article
Journal
Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und ihre Grenzgebiete
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1994
Volume
132
Issue
2
Pages
126–128
Identifiers
PMID: 8209568
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This paper presents the results of histologic studies conducted in the context of tenosynovectomy of the flexor tendons to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. The most common findings were inflammatory changes of the synovial sheath, vascular pathology and fibrous changes of the connective tissue.

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