Is this neoplastic or radiation-induced brachial plexus syndrome?

Torri, Vamsee; Gupta, Neilesh; Ghesani, Munir
April 2009
Hem/Onc Today;4/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p8
The article presents an analysis of a shoulder magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of a woman diagnosed with left breast cancer.


Related Articles

  • Comparative survey of pain-alleviating effects between ultrasound-guided injection and blind injection of lidocaine alone in patients with painful shoulder. Hashiuchi, Tomohisa; Sakurai, Goro; Sakamoto, Yoshihiro; Takakura, Yoshinori; Tanaka, Yasuhito // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Jul2010, Vol. 130 Issue 7, p847 

    Complaints of shoulder pain are very frequent in clinical practice. To relieve this type of pain, intra-subacromial bursa (SAB) injection therapy is commonly employed. Injection procedures include blind and ultrasound-guided injection. In clinical practice, blind injection is routinely...

  • Sonographic evaluation of the shoulder in asymptomatic elderly subjects with diabetes. Abate, Michele; Schiavone, Cosima; Salini, Vincenzo // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2010, Vol. 11, p278 

    Background: The prevalence of rotator cuff tears increases with age and several studies have shown that diabetes is associated with symptomatic shoulder pathologies. Aim of our research was to evaluate the prevalence of shoulder lesions in a population of asymptomatic elderly subjects, normal...

  • The Double-Density Sign: A Radiographic Finding Suggestive of an Os Acromiale. Lee, Donald H.; Lee, Kwan H.; Lopez-Ben, Robert; Bradley, Edwin L. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2004, Vol. 86-A Issue 12, p2666 

    Background: An os acromiale results from the failure of fusion of the acromial secondary centers of ossification. It is most easily seen radiographically on an axillary lateral view. The purpose of the present study was to describe two simple radiographic findings, the double-density sign on a...

  • Treatments Can Help You Shrug off Shoulder Pain.  // Cleveland Clinic Men's Health Advisor;Sep2012, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p3 

    The article discusses the application of conservative and non-operative treatments to patients with shoulder pain. It suggests that surgery can produce dramatic improvements and restore pain-free function to people with severe cases. It also discusses the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Shoulder. von Heijne, Anders // Acta Radiologica;Aug2004, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p489 

    Editorial. Focuses on the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the shoulder. Global diagnostic capabilities of MRI; Results of the MRI of the shoulder performed as a long-term follow-up after operative repair of full thickness rotator cuff tearas; Use of the Constant score to measure the clinical...

  • Role of radiographs in shoulder pathology: a clinical review. Hershkovich, Oded; Shapira, Shachar; Sela, Yaron; Botser, Itamar B. // Reports in Medical Imaging;2014, Vol. 7, p75 

    Shoulder pain is a very common complaint, and affects as many as 20% of all people at some point during their lives. Despite the availability of more advanced imaging modalities, X-ray remains the first imaging test to be performed in the investigation of any shoulder pain. However, with their...

  • Normal variants of the middle glenohumeral ligament in MR imaging of the shoulder. Chatterjee, Parangama; Sureka, Jyoti // Internet Journal of Radiology;2009, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p25 

    The middle glenohumeral ligament [MGHL] demonstrates the greatest variation in size and thickness, of all the three glenohumeral ligaments seen on MR imaging of the shoulder. We report a series of patients who underwent routine MR imaging of the shoulder for unrelated pathologies in whom a...

  • Normal variants of the bicipitolabral complex in MRI of the shoulder. Chatterjee, Parangama; Sureka, Jyoti // Internet Journal of Radiology;2009, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p30 

    Variants of the bicipitolabral complex in MR imaging of the shoulder are important to recognise due to their close simulation of labral tears. Three types of the same are described.

  • Future Repair.  // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Dec2009, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p50 

    The article presents information about a recent study from Italy which reports that invasive surgery or high-intensity laser therapy for a shoulder injury, may reduce chronic pain better than ultrasound.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics