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What are complications of having a cervical rib?
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In brief: Varies
Many people remain asymptomatic with a cervical rib.
The most severe complication is thoracic outlet syndrome caused by compression of the brachial plexus (weakness in affected arm) and/or subclavian artery (decreased pulses in affected arm).

In brief: Varies
Many people remain asymptomatic with a cervical rib.
The most severe complication is thoracic outlet syndrome caused by compression of the brachial plexus (weakness in affected arm) and/or subclavian artery (decreased pulses in affected arm).
Dr. Christopher Abel
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