thoracic nerve


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any of twelve pairs of spinal nerves emerging from the thoracic region of the spinal cord

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Another case series of patients with long thoracic nerve injury or of the C5-7 cervical roots found that muscle stimulation (EMS) of the serratus anterior was helpful in the treatment of NP.
Long thoracic nerve, suprascapular nerve, sciatic and femoral nerve entrapment neuropathies, tarsal tunnel syndrome, Morton's neuroma, Meralgia paresthetica, and peroneal nerve neuropathy were the least common focal neuropathies (less than 1%) (Table 4).
Congenital brachial palsy is the result of trauma at birth to the brachial plexus resulting in stretching, rupture, or avulsion of some, or all, of the cervical and first thoracic nerve roots.
Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) was first described in the literature in 1967, when it was used by Shealy to treat pain secondary to invasive cancer involving the thoracic nerve roots.
Long thoracic nerve dysfunction leading to weakness or complete paralysis of the serratus anterior muscle is the commonest cause.
The right biceps, triceps, and deltoid muscle motor latencies evaluated by stimulation of Erb's point and right and left long thoracic nerve motor conductions were normal (6).
The thoracodorsal artery and vein are preserved in the vascular pedicle, and the long thoracic nerve is protected for the facial neurorrhaphy.
Twenty-seven patients (84%) had asymmetric weakness consistent with a poliomyelitislike syndrome, 4 (13%) had symmetric ascending weakness with sensory abnormalities consistent with the acute inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy form of Guillain-Barre syndrome, and 1 had scapular winging and shoulder abduction weakness consistent with a long thoracic nerve paralysis.
Paresthesias follow an eighth cervical/first thoracic nerve (C8/T1) distribution.