In addition, tendons and bursas are both lined with synovial membrane, which is a target for inflammation in lupus arthritis.Pressure on the central nerve in the wrist causes a condition called carpal tunnel syndrome.
It is not uncommon for people with lupus to experience muscle aches and pain (myalgias) or have inflammation of certain muscle groups (myositis), which causes weakness and loss of strength.
When carpal tunnel occurs with lupus, it is usually because inflammation in your wrist is putting pressure on the nerves.
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