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Nerve Injury and Entrapment Neuropathy Around the Shoulder

  • Yasusuke Hirasawa

Abstract

The movement of the shoulder girdle is controlled by three anatomical joints (scapulohumeral joint, acromio-clavicular joint, and sternoclavicular joint) and two functional joints (subacromial joint and scapulothoracic joint). By cooperation of the muscles that move these joints, the shoulder girdle can be moved smoothly.

Keywords

Brachial Plexus Trapezius Muscle Axillary Nerve Accessory Nerve Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 
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© Springer Japan 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasusuke Hirasawa
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    • 2
  1. 1.Kyoto Prefectural University of MedicineJapan
  2. 2.Graduate SchoolMeiji University of Oriental MedicineKyotoJapan

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