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Descriptor English:   Thoracic Outlet Syndrome 
Descriptor Spanish:   Síndrome del Desfiladero Torácico 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Síndrome do Desfiladeiro Torácico 
Synonyms English:   Aperture Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet
Arterial Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Costoclavicular Syndrome
Costoclavicular Syndromes
Nerve Compression Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet
Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Neurologic Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet
Neurovascular Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet
Outlet Syndrome, Thoracic
Outlet Syndromes, Thoracic
Scalenus Anticus Syndrome
Superior Thoracic Aperture Syndrome
Syndrome, Costoclavicular
Syndrome, Scalenus Anticus
Syndrome, Thoracic Outlet
Syndromes, Costoclavicular
Syndromes, Thoracic Outlet
Thoracic Outlet Nerve Compression Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Neurologic Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Neurovascular Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Neurogenic
Thoracic Outlet Syndromes
Venous Thoracic Outlet Syndrome  
Tree Number:   C10.668.829.550.850
C14.907.863
Definition English:   A neurovascular syndrome associated with compression of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS; SUBCLAVIAN ARTERY; and SUBCLAVIAN VEIN at the superior thoracic outlet. This may result from a variety of anomalies such as a CERVICAL RIB, anomalous fascial bands, and abnormalities of the origin or insertion of the anterior or medial scalene muscles. Clinical features may include pain in the shoulder and neck region which radiates into the arm, PARESIS or PARALYSIS of brachial plexus innervated muscles, PARESTHESIA, loss of sensation, reduction of arterial pulses in the affected extremity, ISCHEMIA, and EDEMA. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp214-5). 
See Related English:   Cervical Rib
 
History Note English:   1983(1963) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   14288 
Unique Identifier:   D013901 

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