Difference between revisions of "Axillary neuropathy"

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**[[Inferior shoulder dislocation]]
 
**[[Inferior shoulder dislocation]]
 
**[[Proximal humerus fracture]]
 
**[[Proximal humerus fracture]]
*Weak arm abduction (from 15 to 90 degrees)
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*[[weakness|Weak]] arm abduction (from 15 to 90 degrees)
*Weak shoulder flexion, extension and rotation of shoulder
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*[[weakness|Weak]] shoulder flexion, extension and rotation of shoulder
*Decreased sensation of upper lateral arm (over deltoid)
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*[[numbness|Decreased sensation]] of upper lateral arm (over deltoid)
  
 
==Differential Diagnosis==
 
==Differential Diagnosis==

Latest revision as of 23:06, 1 October 2019

Background

Axilary nerve
  • The axillary nerve supplies innervation to:
    • Deltoid
    • Teres minor
    • Long head of triceps
    • Skin over lateral shoulder

Clinical Features

Cutaneous innervation of the upper limb

Differential Diagnosis

Upper extremity peripheral nerve syndromes

Median Nerve Syndromes

Ulnar Nerve Syndromes

Radial Nerve Syndromes

Proximal Neuropathies

Other

Evaluation

  • Typically a clinical diagnosis in the ED

Management

Disposition

See Also

External Links

References