[Differential diagnosis of the level of traumatic damage of cervical spinal nerves and brachial plexus].

@article{Stachowski1976DifferentialDO,
  title={[Differential diagnosis of the level of traumatic damage of cervical spinal nerves and brachial plexus].},
  author={B Stachowski and J Rostek and Janusz Kaczmarek and A Nosek},
  journal={Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska},
  year={1976},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={693-6}
}
In 80 patients with paresis or paralysis of the upper extremity due to injury to the brachial plexus or cervical roots, EMG with muscular test, skin thermometry and radiculography were done. The comparison of EMG investigations and Lovett's test with the diagram of segmental and peripheral innervation gave only an approximate determination of the level and extent of injury. Skin thermometry demonstrated vasomotór disturbances in 330 patients. Vasodilating activity was present, in the first… CONTINUE READING