Hand and wrist complaints in pregnancy


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Balik G. , Balik M. S. , ÜSTÜNER I., KAĞITÇI M., SAHIN F. K. , GUVEN E. S. G.

ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS, vol.290, no.3, pp.479-483, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 290 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00404-014-3244-2
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF GYNECOLOGY AND OBSTETRICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.479-483
  • Keywords: Hand pain, Wrist pain, Pregnancy, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Tenditis, CARPAL-TUNNEL-SYNDROME, FUNCTIONAL STATUS, SEVERITY, QUESTIONNAIRE, PREVALENCE, SYMPTOMS, WOMEN

Abstract

Hand and wrist complaints can decrease the quality of life of pregnant women, which can occur or aggravate during pregnancy and advance to chronic state if left untreated. The purpose of this study was to describe hand and wrist complaints in relation to pregnancy and assess their significance in pregnancy.