shoulder girdle syndrome(redirected from localised neuritis of the shoulder girdle)
shoulder girdle syndromeA condition evoked by upregulation of the sympathetic nervous system.
Contusions, fractures, neurovascular injuries.
Acute searing pain, marked muscle-weakness, vasomotor lability, oedema, osteoporosis and, with time, wasting of the shoulder girdle and upper arm.
• Acute phase—Frozen shoulder, calcific tendonitis or arthritis.
• Chronic phase—Rotator cuff tears, nerve root compression.
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