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Carpal tunnel biopsy

Carpal tunnel biopsy

Carpal tunnel biopsy: A carpal tunnel biopsy is the removal of a small piece of tissue from the carpal tunnel in the wrist, and is used to diagnose amyloidosis in individuals with symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Symptoms Associated with Carpal tunnel biopsy

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Carpal tunnel biopsy:

  • Numbness or tingling in the thumb and two adjacent fingers
  • Numbness or tingling of the palm
  • Wrist pain
  • Weakness of one or both hands

Diseases Associated with Carpal tunnel biopsy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Carpal tunnel biopsy:

  • Amyloidosis of the carpal tunnel

Basic Information: Carpal tunnel biopsy

Disease or Condition count: 0; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Carpal tunnel biopsy' may be involved.

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