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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery


Role of vitamin- D in carpal tunnel syndrome


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Author Details : Shailesh Gupta, Ravindra Gupta

Volume : 3, Issue : 1, Year : 2017

Article Page : 43-45


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Abstract

In order to evaluate the effect of vitamin D3 we have evaluated around 50 patients in whom vitamin D deficiency was found & were suffering from CTS. They were all given deep intramuscular 6 lakhs unit of vitamin D. Out of this 12 patients had a substantial relief to full relief in whom surgery was deffered. The idea of writing this paper was a further study is warranted to prove its larger role in many compressive neuropathies & metabolic neuropathies if it can lead to clinical improvement in patients & can save some of them from surgery.

Keywords:
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; Cholecalciferol

How to cite : Gupta S, Gupta R, Role of vitamin- D in carpal tunnel syndrome. Indian J Orthop Surg 2017;3(1):43-45

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