burner syndrome

(redirected from Acute Transient Brachial Plexus Injury)

burn·er syn·drome

multiple episodes of upper extremity burning pain, sometimes accompanied by shoulder girdle weakness, experienced during contact sports, especially football, with each forceful blow to the head or shoulder; attributed to an upper trunk brachial plexopathy.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A typically transient traction neurapraxia of younger athletes caused by direct cervical spine trauma—common in football—occurring in younger athletes and which may occur with spear tackling and may be accompanied by shoulder depression and lateral neck deviation away from the side of injury
Management Cowboy collar to prevent extreme hyperextension and lateral bending of the cervical spine, neck and shoulder exercise; athletes may return to collision activities when asymptomatic—normal strength, neurologically normal, and full range of painless cervical motion
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

burn·er syn·drome

(bŭrnĕr sin'drōm)
Multiple episodes of upper extremity burning pain, sometimes accompanied by shoulder girdle weakness, experienced during contact sports, especially football, with each forceful blow to the head or shoulder; attributed to an upper trunk brachial plexopathy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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