neck-cracker neuropathy

neck-cracker neuropathy

Neurology A clinical condition that may occur in those who habitually crack their cervical spine, resulting in a spinal accessory nerve neuropathy, which may lead to atrophy of the trapezius, slowed conduction of the spinal accessory nerve, and winging of the scapula
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