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What is Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy?

What is Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy?

  • Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy: A nerve injury that occurs as a complication of radiation treatment to the upper chest area.

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

Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy: Introduction

Types of Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy:

Broader types of Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy:

What causes Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy?

Causes of Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy: see causes of Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy

What are the symptoms of Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy?

Symptoms of Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy: see symptoms of Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy

Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy: Physical Therapist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy.
Treatments for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy: see treatments for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy
Research for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy: see research for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy

Name and Aliases of Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy

Main name of condition: Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy

Other names or spellings for Radiation-Induced Brachial Plexopathy:

Radiation injury to the brachial plexus, Radiation-induced brachial neuritis

Radiation injury to the brachial plexus, Radiation-induced brachial neuritis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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