Pathology of the shoulder as it relates to the differential diagnosis of thoracic outlet compression.

@article{Levin1992PathologyOT,
  title={Pathology of the shoulder as it relates to the differential diagnosis of thoracic outlet compression.},
  author={L. S. Levin and A Lee Dellon},
  journal={Journal of reconstructive microsurgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={313-7}
}
Shoulder pathology and its diagnosis must be considered in evaluation of the patient suspected of having thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). Overlooking usually treatable conditions in the shoulder may lead to unfavorable results, if treatment is directed, instead, to neurolysis of the brachial plexus or first rib resection.