Neurogenic thoracic outlet and pectoralis minor syndromes in children.

  title={Neurogenic thoracic outlet and pectoralis minor syndromes in children.},
  author={Richard J. Sanders and Stephen J. Annest and Edward Goldson},
  journal={Vascular and endovascular surgery},
  volume={47 5},
Brachial plexus compression (BPC) occurs above the clavicle as neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (NTOS) and below as neurogenic pectoralis minor syndrome (NPMS). It was recently noted that 75% of the adults seen for NTOS also had NPMS and in some this was the only diagnosis. This is also true in children but has not yet been reported. Because surgical treatment of NPMS is a minimum risk operation for pectoralis minor tenotomy (PMT), recognition of NPMS and distinguishing it from NTOS becomes… CONTINUE READING
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