Ames EL. Carpal tunnel syndrome and motor vehicle accidents. J Am Osteopath Assoc 1996;96(4):223. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.19126.96.36.199.
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Carpal tunnel syndrome can result from acute injury, as indicated by a retrospective study. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome developed in 96 patients within 2 months after an automobile accident. Forty-four (46%) of these 96 patients underwent carpal tunnel release. It is postulated that the mechanism of injury is blunt trauma from the steering wheel or dashboard.
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