carpal tunnel

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a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass

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Another is by volar lunate dislocation into the carpal canal causing nerve compression.
The anomalous muscle was mobilised further with release of Fiton's canal and then the deep tendon sheath on the radial wall of the carpal canal.
Sharkey PhD, Chris Gaut MD Median nerve displacement through the carpal canal.
Her ease may have arisen from a congenitally small carpal canal, age-related changes in structures in the canal or an increase in body fat.
The Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Study of Carpal Canal Pressures," Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 63A (1981): 380-383.