brachial plexopathy(redirected from brachial plexus dysfunction)
brachial plexopathyA peripheral neuropathy caused by damage to the brachial plexus.
Pain, numbness, burning and weakness in the shoulder, arm, hand or wrist.
Birth trauma, toxic exposures (e.g., chemicals, drugs, environmental toxins), inflammation (infection, autoimmune-related).
Anti-inflammatories, physical therapy, splints and braces as needed, surgery if compartment syndrome is present, occupational therapy or job retraining.