Bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome associated with interleukin 2 therapy

S. D. Heys*, K. L G Mills, O. Eremin

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We report the development of synchronous bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome in a woman with metastatic colorectal cancer, undergoing treatment with recombinant interleukin 2. A carpal tunnel decompression was carried out on the hand which was more severly affected, with a gradual recovery in median nerve function. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first reported case of carpal tunnel syndrome in association with recombinant interleukin 2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)587-588
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number801
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1992


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