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November 1989

Vitamin B6 Levels in Patients With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Medical Biology (Dr Fuhr and Ms Farrow) and Surgery (Dr Nelson), University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville.

Arch Surg. 1989;124(11):1329-1330. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1989.01410110091017

• Vitamin B6 levels were determined in patients with idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome. Results from this limited study strongly suggest that vitamin B6 deficiency may accompany carpal tunnel syndrome. This study did not address the question of the causal relationship between vitamin B6 status and development of symptoms.

(Arch Surg 1989;124:1329-1330)