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Question 1: Nine ________—the flexor tendons of the hand—pass through this canal.

Question 2: It has been proposed that repetitive use of the arm can affect the ________ of the upper limb or cause damage to tissues.

Question 3: [31] For instance, Body Awareness Therapy such as the Feldenkrais method has positive effects in relation to ________ and chronic pain.
MyopathyFibromyalgiaRestless legs syndromeMajor depressive disorder

Question 4: Phalen of the ________ after working with a group of patients in the 1950s and 1960s.
GastroenterologyNephrologyCardiologyCleveland Clinic

Question 5: The reference standard for the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome is ________ testing.
ElectrophysiologyAction potentialNeuronBrain

Question 6: ________ also increases the risk of CTS: individuals who are classified as obese (BMI > 29) are 2.5 times more likely than slender individuals (BMI < 20) to be diagnosed with CTS.
ObesityObesity hypoventilation syndromeChildhood obesityAbdominal obesity

Question 7: ________, a disorder of growth hormones, compresses the nerve by the abnormal growth of bones around the hand and wrist.
AcromegalyAddison's diseaseGrowth hormone deficiencyHypopituitarism

Question 8: Programs such as ________ allow a person to disable key combinations while they train themselves to use two hands to perform the offending key strokes.
AutoIt.NET FrameworkEmacsAutoHotkey

Question 9: Tumors (usually benign), such as a ganglion or a ________, can protrude into the carpal tunnel, reducing the amount of space.
LeiomyomaSquamous cell carcinomaBenign fibrous histiocytomaLipoma

Question 10: With pregnancy and ________, fluid is retained in tissues, which swells the tenosynovium.
HypothyroidismHashimoto's thyroiditisGraves' diseaseHypopituitarism

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