Carpal tunnel syndrome

carpal tunnel syndrome: Entrapment of the median nerve in the wrist that is characterized by numbness, tingling and painful movement.

Endpoint definition

Long name Carpal tunnel syndrome
Hospital Discharge registry ICD-10: G560
Cause of Death registry ICD-10: G560
Level in the ICD-hierarchy 3
First defined in version DF2
Latin name Syndroma canalis carpi

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 11208 7761 3447
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 5.17 6.32 3.66
Mean age at first event (years) 53.41 52.52 55.39
Case fatality at 5-years (%) 0.90 0.50 1.80

Longitudinal metrics

All Female Male
Median nb. of events per indiv. 2.0 2.0 2.0
Recurrence at 6 months (%) 47.23 48.19 45.08

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Carpal tunnel syndrome
after Carpal tunnel syndrome

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Carpal tunnel syndrome