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Issue: Issue 3 (2016) – Supplement 1


Parsonage Turner syndrome

Diana Naco
Parsonage Turner Syndrome is a neurological syndrome characterized by severe pain in the shoulder and arm. Is also known as brachial neuritis or neuralgic amyotrophy, is a peripheral nerve disorder . PTS may develop after trauma, viral or bacterial infection or vaccination, but the etiology it is still unknown. Parsonage-Turner Syndrome has an incidence of 1.64 cases in 100,000 people. Case Our patient, a 55 years old male, is presented in our clinic with several in the left shoulder and left arm. Patient underwent a detailed neurological examination. The x ray (radiograph) of the neck and shoulder was ordered. The orthopedic and rheumatic etiology was excluded. MRI cervical column is normal. The electromyography test result with denervation in involved muscles, conclude diagnosis. A review of literature for Parsonage turner syndrome is done.

Special Issue on Controversies in Neurology. From the 10th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy), Lisbon, Portugal. 17–20 March 2016.

International Journal of Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health 2016; 3(Suppl. 1):P136
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