Thoracic outlet syndrome associated with a large cervical rib

Academic Article


  • This case illustrates the anatomic impact of a large cervical rib as an etiology for thoracic outlet syndrome. Current management remains predicated on astute diagnosis, multidisciplinary therapy including, physical therapy, scalene muscle blockade, and surgical decompression in appropriate cases.
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  • De Martino RR; Stone DH; Beck AW; Walsh DB
  • Start Page

  • 393
  • End Page

  • 394
  • Volume

  • 43
  • Issue

  • 4