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Idiopathic Brachial Neuritis
Parsonage-turner: Parsonage-Turner Syndrome is acute brachial neuritis or inflammation of the nerves that exit the spinal canal in the cervical spine (neck). The syndrome begins with severe pain in the shoulder and arm that progresses to weakness and numbness. The symptoms often begin after a upper respiratory infection or pulling on a heavy object. Men in their 40-60s are most affected. ...Read more
Brachial neuritis: Brachial neuritis is an inflammation in the nerves in your shoulder that control your arm and hand function. Depending on the severity of the inflammation the symptoms can be mild with only pain to the more severe where there can be weakness and numbness in the arm and hand. ...Read more
Worried about Guillain-Barr%E9 syndrome and brachial neuritis after tetanus shot. Can you offer reassurance.
Guillain Barre : GBS is an extremely rare disease that can occur from an immune stimulus such as an infection or very very rarely after a shot. I would think your doc weighed the benefit of protecting u against tetanus vs the extremely remote chance you could have a side effect from the vaccine. Even crossing the street has a risk- could get hit by a car. If you don't have any symptoms after this shot, don't worry ...Read more
Brachial Plexus-itis: Branchial neuritis is inflammation or swelling of the Brachial Plexus which is a conglomeration of nerves that come together in the axillary region of the body and distribute to the shoulder, arm, forearm, and hand. The upshot is pain, weakness in the upper limb and numbness/tingling sensations. Unusual for it to be in both arms at once but possible. ...Read more
Can you tell me about spinal cord compression, radiculopathy and brachial neuritis. what I would like to know i?
Radiculopathy : Spinal cord compression is often caused by a combination of a herniated disc and bone spurs (osteophytes). Radiculopathy is a compression of the nerve root as it exits the spinal canal. Brachial neuritis (Parsonage Turner Syndrome) is inflammation of the nerves that have already exited the spinal canal but have not reached their target muscle group. ...Read more
I had neck injury 2014 pain at time 8/10 now 3-4/10 Brachial neuritis radiculitis.pinched nerves in neck. MRI done 2015 I relate to injury advise ?
What viruses can cause brachial neuritis? Fever x1 week then left shoulder pain x1 week then left arm weakness. Md believes caused by virus. Agree?
Parsonage Turner: The brachial plexus painful paralysis may not be a direct virus infection of the nerves, but as a consequence of an immune attack. Upper respiratory virus infection - your immune system mounts an attack - and (by accident) attacks molecules in your brachial plexus myelin sheath. ("collateral damage" so to speak.) the condition is called parsonage turner syndrome. Pls discuss with your md. ...Read more
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