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PICTORIAL ESSAY
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 11

Sonographic Appearance of the Median Nerve Following Revision Carpal Tunnel Surgery


1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
2 Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Correspondence Address:
Shane A Shapiro
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Road S., Jacksonville, Florida 32224
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2156-7514.179419

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The main objective of this pictorial essay is to illustrate the sonographic appearance of the postoperative carpal tunnel and median nerve. Carpal tunnel surgical treatment failures have been shown to occur in up to 19% of a large series requiring re-exploration. Surgical management options for recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) include revision release, neurolysis, vein wrapping, and fat grafting procedures. While several descriptions of median nerve entrapment in CTS exist in the ultrasound literature, little is written regarding its postoperative appearance. We report the sonographic changes in the appearance of the median nerve and postoperative carpal tunnel.


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