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2020 Jul-Sep

JBJS Case Connect



Surgical Excision of a Thrombosed Persistent Median Artery Causing Carpal Tunnel-Like Symptoms: A Case Report.



A 51-year-old man presented with pain and paresthesias in the median nerve distribution and a subjective loss of grip strength. Imaging revealed a thrombosed persistent median artery in the carpal tunnel abutting the median nerve. The thrombosed portion of the artery was surgically excised, and the patient experienced resolution of symptoms.