Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

  • Scott Laker
  • William J. Sullivan
  • Thomas A. Whitehill

Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a neurovascular entrapment syndrome of the upper extremity. It is most broadly separated into vasculogenic (V-TOS) and neurogenic (N-TOS) subtypes. TOS occurs relatively rarely in sports but can be devastating when it does.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Brachial Plexus Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Brachial Plexus Injury 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott Laker
    • 1
  • William J. Sullivan
    • 2
  • Thomas A. Whitehill
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of RehabilitationUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationUniversity of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences CenterAuroraUSA
  3. 3.Division of Vascular SurgeryUniversity of Colorado Denver School of MedicineAuroraUSA

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