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Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

Gould CFG - MedPix (2009)

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Affiliation: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

History: 33 y.o. man with right shoulder pain and decreased range of motion. No history of trauma or overuse.

Findings: • On T1 weighted imaging, moderate muscular body atrophy and fatty replacement within a single or multiple rotator cuff or shoulder muscles. • Abnormal increased increased T2 or STIR signal will also be seen in these affected muscles.

Ddx: • Traumatic neuropraxia • Neuropathy secondary to C-spine DJD • Non-specific myositis • Muscle belly trauma • Nerve compression • Rotator cuff tear

Dxhow: Characteristic imaging findings.

Exam: Right sided shoulder weakness

No MeSH data available.


Atrophy and fatty replacement involving the supraspinatous and infraspinatous muscles.
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Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

Gould CFG - MedPix (2009)

Atrophy and fatty replacement involving the supraspinatous and infraspinatous muscles.
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MPX1570_synpic49449: Atrophy and fatty replacement involving the supraspinatous and infraspinatous muscles.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Parsonage-Turner Syndrome

History: 33 y.o. man with right shoulder pain and decreased range of motion. No history of trauma or overuse.

Findings: • On T1 weighted imaging, moderate muscular body atrophy and fatty replacement within a single or multiple rotator cuff or shoulder muscles. • Abnormal increased increased T2 or STIR signal will also be seen in these affected muscles.

Ddx: • Traumatic neuropraxia • Neuropathy secondary to C-spine DJD • Non-specific myositis • Muscle belly trauma • Nerve compression • Rotator cuff tear

Dxhow: Characteristic imaging findings.

Exam: Right sided shoulder weakness

No MeSH data available.