thoracic outlet syndrome

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Related to hyperabduction syndrome: thoracic outlet syndrome, Costoclavicular syndrome

thoracic outlet syndrome

n.
Any of several syndromes in which blood vessels or nerves are compressed, usually by an overlying muscle, as they pass from the neck region to the arm, causing pain, numbness, and weakness of the arm and hand.
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Noun1.thoracic outlet syndrome - tingling sensations in the fingers; caused by compression on a nerve supplying the arm
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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At present every practicing radiologist and surgeon must have in-depth knowledge of such variations for better understanding of associated clinical conditions, such as thoracic outlet and hyperabduction syndrome and during their treatment.
Pectoralis minor tenotomy and anterior scalenotomy with special reference to the hyperabduction syndrome and " effort thrombosis" of the subclavian vein.