• Peripheral nerve complications occurred in four patients with toxic shock syndrome. Each patient had an acute carpal tunnel syndrome develop that was verified by nerve conduction studies. Recovery was rapid in two cases, but delayed in two others. Decompressive procedures were required in only one patient, with eventual recovery. Another condition, the toxic shock syndrome, must now be added to the long list of possible causes of compression of the median nerve in the wrist.
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