Radiation-induced brachial plexopathy in women treated for carcinoma of the breast.

  title={Radiation-induced brachial plexopathy in women treated for carcinoma of the breast.},
  author={Edward Fathers and David M Thrush and Susan Mary Huson and Andrew T. Norman},
  journal={Clinical rehabilitation},
  volume={16 2},
OBJECTIVES To study the clinical presentation and natural history of radiation-induced brachial plexopathy in 33 women treated for carcinoma of the breast. METHODS All of the patients were referred to a single consultant neurologist. Details of surgical procedures, radiotherapy, symptoms at presentation and follow-up and neurological findings were recorded. Patients were reviewed at six or 12 monthly intervals for 2-19 years (median 9.5 years). Investigations included blood tests, chest X-ray… CONTINUE READING


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