Painful States of the Shoulder and Upper Arm

  • Klaus Poeck


The table preceding this chapter contrasts with the diagnostic monotony encountered in medical practice. All too easily any kind of painful disease state affecting the shoulder and upper arm is given the facile label “shoulder-arm pain” or, even worse, “shoulder-arm syndrome,” and automatically subjected to physiotherapy or to intramuscular injections of local anesthetics.


Cervical Spine Herpes Zoster Shoulder Joint Postherpetic Neuralgia Cervical Disc 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Klaus Poeck
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  1. 1.Department of NeurologyRheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule PauwelsstraßeAachenGermany

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