TITLE

scalenus syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1947
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "scalenus syndrome" is presented. It refers to a symptom complex characterized by brachial neuritis with or without vascular or vasomotor disturbance in the upper extremities. This syndrome is also called scalenus anticus syndrome. The symptoms of this syndrome include pain, tingling, and numbness anywhere from the shoulder to the fingers. Small muscles of the hand or even the deltoid or other muscles of the arm atrophy.
ACCESSION #
21244865

 

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