Carpal Tunnel Syndrome As a Presenting Feature of Polymyositis: A Case Report From India
Arijit NAG,1 Debanjali SINHA,1 Sumantro MONDAL,1 Atanu CHAKRABORTY,1 Alakendu GHOSH2
1Department of Medicine, The Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata, India
2Department of Medicine and Rheumatology, The Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata, India
Keywords: Carpal tunnel syndrome; myositis; polymyositis.
Polymyositis is a subset of idiopathic inflammatory muscle disorders in which clinical spectrum includes involvement of predominantly musculoskeletal system with varying degree of gastrointestinal, pulmonary and cardiac manifestations. Neuropathic presentation is extremely unusual. In this article, we report a very rare case of a 33-year-old female case with polymyositis with bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome.
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