Symptoms and signs of irritation of the brachial plexus in whiplash injuries.

@article{Ide2001SymptomsAS,
  title={Symptoms and signs of irritation of the brachial plexus in whiplash injuries.},
  author={Mika Ide and Junko Ide and Makio Yamaga and Katsumasa Takagi},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2001},
  volume={83 2},
  pages={
          226-9
        }
}
We investigated the incidence of evidence of irritation of the brachial plexus in 119 patients with whiplash injuries sustained in road-traffic accidents. We compared the symptoms, physical signs, autonomic status, psychological status and findings from radiographs of the cervical spine using examination charts and a modified Cornell Medical Index Health questionnaire, in patients in two distinct groups: those with irritation of the brachial plexus and those without. There were 45 patients (37… CONTINUE READING
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