Giant lipoma of the deep palmar space, mimicking persistent carpal tunnel syndrome.

Published online: Sep 27 1994

L De Smet, S Bande, and G Fabry.

University Hospital Pellenberg, Department of Orthopedics, K.U. Leuven, Belgium.


In a patient with persisting signs of median nerve compression, a giant lipoma of the deep palmar space was discovered during revision surgery. All symptoms disappeared postoperatively.