Disease Information for Scalenus anticus syndrome

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Adsons maneuver abnormal
Radial pulse Decreased/Absent
Unequal radial pulses/decreased one side
Unilateral upper extremity Raynauds
Thoracic costoclavicular maneuver sign/positive
Thoracic outlet hyperabduction sign/positive
Unilateral arm swelling
Unilateral Arm Swelling in Elderly
Unilateral arm symptoms
Unilateral positionally altered arm symp.
C7/8 Radicular signs/symptoms
Cervicobrachial pain syndrome
Little finger dysesthesia/numbness
Numbness one hand
Neck and Arm Pain
Neck/Shoulder pain/stiffness
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Raynaud's syndrome
Scalene anticus syndrome
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Upper extremity ischemia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Extremities/Digits/Hand feet disorder (category)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Upper extremity involvement/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Scalenus syndrome, Synonym/Adson's syndrome, Synonym/Naffziger syndrome
Definition

A condition associated with compression of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS; SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY; and SUBCLAVIAN VEIN at the thoracic outlet and caused by a complete or incomplete anomalous cervical rib or fascial band connecting the tip of a cervical rib with the first thoracic rib. Clinical manifestations may include pain in the neck and shoulder which radiates into the upper extremity, PARESIS or PARALYSIS of brachial plexus innervated muscles; sensory loss; PARESTHESIAS; ISCHEMIA; and EDEMA. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p214)

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