Thoracic Outlet Syndromes (Bottleneck Syndromes Of The Thoracic Inlet Tos)

Thoracic outlet syndrome denote a group of ill-defined disorders that are characterized by pain and paresthesias in one hand, in the neck, a shoulder or arm. They seem to compression of the brachial plexus (and perhaps the subclavian vessels) to include, as these structures pass through the thoracic inlet. Diagnostic methods are not established. The treatment includes physical therapy, analgesics, and, in severe cases, surgical measures. (See also summary of…

September 3, 2018