Orthopedics Book


Spinal Accessory Nerve Injury

Aka: Spinal Accessory Nerve Injury
  1. See Also
    1. Peripheral Nerve Injury
  2. Causes
    1. Trapezius Trauma
    2. Shoulder Dislocation
    3. Nerve injury during surgical procedures
      1. Radical neck dissection
      2. Cervical node biopsy
      3. Carotid endarterectomy
  3. Symptoms
    1. Generalized Shoulder Pain
    2. Shoulder weakness
  4. Signs
    1. Shoulder sags on affected side
    2. Shoulder weak on shrugging
    3. Forward flexion at Shoulder weak overhead
    4. Trapezius atrophy (with longstanding injury)
  5. References
    1. Neal (2010) Am Fam Physician 81(2): 147-55 [PubMed]
    2. Safran (2004) Am Sports Med 32(4): 1063-76 [PubMed]

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