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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1981;5(1):2.
A Case of Brachial Plexus Neuropathy Considered to be Due to Viral Infection
Kwang Hie Park, M.D., Kyoung Ja Cho, M.D. , Jung Soon Shin, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
바이러스감염으로 사료되는 상완신경총병변 1례
박광희, 조경자, 신정순
연세대학교 의과대학 재활의학과

The brachial plexus neuropathy is a well-defined clinical entity that starts with sudden severe pain in the shoulder girdle followed in a few days or weeks by paralysis of the muscles over the affected shoulder. The prognosis is excellent for the return to a good function.

A case of brachial plexus neuropathy considered to be due to viral infection is described. The diagnosis was based on history of previous upper respiratory infection; symptoms and signs with fever, lymphocytosis without leukocytosis and electrodiangnostic findings.

Key Words: Brachial plexus neuropathy, Viral infection


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