Thoracic outlet syndrome: provocative examination maneuvers in a typical population.

@article{Rayan1995ThoracicOS,
  title={Thoracic outlet syndrome: provocative examination maneuvers in a typical population.},
  author={Ghazi M Rayan and Carsten Bagge Jensen},
  journal={Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={113-7}
}
Provocative examination maneuvers were assessed in 200 upper extremities of 100 volunteers to determine the prevalence of positive responses in the typical population. The Adson, costoclavicular, and hyperabduction maneuvers were assessed for vascular and neurologic responses. Fifteen (7.5%) extremities had a Tinel's sign. The vascular response was present in 27 (13.5%) extremities for the Adson maneuver, 94 (47%) extremities for the costoclavicular maneuver, and 114 (57%) extremities for the… CONTINUE READING

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