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Answered 2013-03-27 15:58:23

Carpal tunnel syndrome, it is caused by compression of the median nerve that runs through the "carpal tunnel" in your wrist.

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a autoimmune disease that causes inflammation in joints and other tissue leading to their damage or destruction.

If someone has inflammation as a result of rheumatoid Arthritis in the area of the carpel tunnel the resultant swelling may lead to compression of the median nerve that passes through the carpal tunnel. This condition is particularly prevalent in the case of rheumatoid arthritis.They are however to entirely different conditions with entirely different treatments.

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