Parsonage Turner syndrome

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Parsonage Turner syndrome

Parsonage Turner syndrome is characterized by the sudden onset of shoulder and upper arm pain followed by progressive (worsening over time) weakness and/or atrophy of the affected area. Although the exact cause is unknown, researchers believe that most cases are due to an autoimmune response following exposure to an illness or environmental factor. Suspected triggers include viral and bacterial infections; surgery; vaccinations; injury; childbirth; strenuous exercise; certain medical procedures; and various health conditions. Treatment is symptomatic and may include pain relievers and physical therapy.
 

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The terms "Parsonage Turner syndrome" returned 10 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Infection by the hepatitis E virus as a precipitating factor of Parsonage-Turner syndrome].
 

Author(s): M Altuna-Azkargorta, L Torne-Hernandez, P Aznar-Gomez, M A Ibiricu-Yanguas, A Ducouret

Journal: Rev Neurol. 2016 Jun;62(12):572-4.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Parsonage-Turner syndrome: A case report.
 

Author(s): Itxasne Cabezón, Guillermo Barreiro, María Victoria Egurbide

Journal: Reumatol Clin. ;13(1):60-61.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Brachioradial pruritus in a patient with cervical disc herniation and Parsonage-Turner syndrome.
 

Author(s): Sandrina Carvalho, Madalena Sanches, Rosário Alves, Manuela Selores

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;90(3):401-2.

 

Brachioradial pruritus is a chronic sensory neuropathy of unknown etiology which affects the skin of the shoulders, arms and forearms on the insertion of the brachioradialis muscle. We describe the case of a 60-year old woman recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma who refers paresis, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Cervicobrachial Neuralgia and Sagital Balance of the Cervical Spine
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cervicobrachial Neuralgia; Lordosis

 

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2018

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