Brachial Plexopathy in Patients with Breast Cancer
Breast cancer patients may develop signs and symptoms of brachial plexus dysfunction. Infiltration of the plexus by metastatic tumor and radiation-induced fibrosis are the most common causes. Acute brachial neuritis , trauma to the plexus during surgery or anaesthesia , or radiation-induced plexus tumors  are less likely. Brachial plexus lesions need to be distinguished from other causes of neurological dysfunction of the arm such as peripheral nerve entrapment or nerve root compression.
KeywordsNeuropathy Neurol Neuritis Cady Plexopathy
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