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What is parsonage-turner syndrome?

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Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
Pediatric Endocrinology 45 years experience
I looked it up: This syndrome can begin with severe shoulder or arm pain followed by weakness and numbness[Those who suffer from Parsonage–Turner experience acute, sudden-onset pain radiating from the shoulder to the upper arm. Affected muscles become weak and atrophied.. This is from Wikipedia - I had never heard of it
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Neither have I. Thanks for the information.
Dec 1, 2014

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What is the technical definition of parsonage turner syndrome?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Nerve pain syndrome: This is an uncommon nerve pain/dysfunction syndrome that usually begins with shoulder pain on one side and neurologic changes of reflexes and weakness involving the involved muscles of the arm. It's causes include viral infections and vaccinations.Treatment helps and fulkl recovery within 3 yrs occurs in ~90%. Seewww.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pcm/articles/pmc2926354.
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What is turner syndrome?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Turners Syndrome: Turner syndrome is caused in females when there is absence of one xchromosime, the girls are born with one x chromosome and the features are.Short stature, broad chest, low hairline, low set ears and webbed neck.There is non functioning ovaries and they do not get menstruation.They are more prone to congenital heartdisease, hypothyriodism, diabetes and few other conditions.

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