brachial plexus neuropathy


An acute syndrome of unknown cause marked by pain in the shoulder girdle, flaccid weakness of the muscles innervated by the brachial plexus, and mild sensory loss in the affected dermatomes, usually of limited duration with spontaneous recovery.acute brachial radiculitis brachial neuritis shoulder-girdle syndrome shoulder-hand syndrome

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