Definitions for brachial plexus neuropathies
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word brachial plexus neuropathies
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Brachial Plexus Neuropathies
Diseases of the cervical (and first thoracic) roots, nerve trunks, cords, and peripheral nerve components of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS. Clinical manifestations include regional pain, PARESTHESIA; MUSCLE WEAKNESS, and decreased sensation (HYPESTHESIA) in the upper extremity. These disorders may be associated with trauma (including BIRTH INJURIES); THORACIC OUTLET SYNDROME; NEOPLASMS; NEURITIS; RADIOTHERAPY; and other conditions. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1351-2)
Find a translation for the brachial plexus neuropathies definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these brachial plexus neuropathies definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"brachial plexus neuropathies." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Mar. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/brachial plexus neuropathies>.