dead arm syndrome


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dead arm syndrome

sensory diminution or loss in the arm after anterior shoulder dislocation or subluxation.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A condition that causes shoulder pain and tendinitis in young patients, caused by shoulder capsule and rotator cuff laxity, and brachial plexus traction during episodes of anterior subluxation
Management Analgesics, NSAIDs, physical therapy to correct muscle imbalance and strengthen rotator cuff; if problems persist or recur, orthopaedic carpentry may be necessary
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

dead arm syn·drome

(ded ahrm sin'drōm)
Sensory diminution or absence in an arm after anterior shoulder dislocation or subluxation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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"I can see you're trying to remember all the choreography and it's giving you dead arm syndrome."