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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2011, XXXI/182: 100-102 Maximize

Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2011, XXXI/182: 100-102

Title: Personage-Turner syndrome – case report

Authors: Tomczykiewicz K., Stępień A., Staszewski J.

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Personage-Turner syndrome – case report


Tomczykiewicz K., Stępień A., Staszewski J.

Military Institute of Medicine in Warsaw, Department of Neurology, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of National Defense

Personage-Turner syndrome or acute brachial radiculitis is rare syndrome. In typical cases it was manifested by strong pain of shoulder region and the weakness of muscles which are supplies by individual nerves or part of brachial plexus and in longer time with atrophy. Aetiology of this disease is unknown, probably on the autoimmunoinflammatory background. Diagnosis is made on the typical clinical picture and in exclusion many illness with impairment brachial plexus. In presented case the course of disease as well as executed investigations suggested that discopathy could be the reason of paresis, however renewed estimation caused the change of the diagnosis.

Key words: Personage-Turner syndrome, neuralgic amyotrophy, emg assessment

Pol. Merk. Lek., 2011, XXXI, 182, 100