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Brachial Neuritis

Brachial Neuritis: Introduction

Brachial Neuritis: Condition where there is a sudden onset of shoulder weakness and pain, thought to be due to a viral infection of the nerve roots in the cervical spine. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Brachial Neuritis is available below.

Symptoms of Brachial Neuritis

  • Sudden onset of pain in shoulder
  • Arm
  • Neck or hand
  • Weakness in arm and shoulder
  • Difficulty moving arm and shoulder
  • more symptoms...»

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Definitions of Brachial Neuritis:

A syndrome associated with inflammation of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS. Clinical features include severe pain in the shoulder region which may be accompanied by MUSCLE WEAKNESS and loss of sensation in the upper extremity. This condition may be associated with VIRUS DISEASES; IMMUNIZATION; SURGERY; heroin use (see HEROIN DEPENDENCE); and other conditions. The term brachial neuralgia generally refers to pain associated with brachial plexus injury. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1355-6) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Brachial Neuritis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Brachial Neuritis, or a subtype of Brachial Neuritis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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