Axillary nerve injury.

  title={Axillary nerve injury.},
  author={Gary S Perlmutter},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Axillary nerve injury remains the most common peripheral nerve injury to affect the shoulder. It most often is seen after glenohumeral joint dislocation, proximal humerus fracture, or a direct blow to the deltoid muscle. Compression neuropathy has been reported to occur in the quadrilateral space syndrome, although the true pathophysiology of this disorder remains unclear. The axillary nerve is vulnerable during any operative procedure involving the inferior aspect of the shoulder and… CONTINUE READING
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