Acute brachial neuritis (Parsonage-Turner syndrome): MR imaging appearance--report of three cases.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging findings in three patients with acute onset of neuritic shoulder pain and weakness included high signal intensity in supra- and infraspinatus muscles (n = 2), partial involvement of infraspinatus muscle (n = 1) and of deltoid muscle (n = 1), and atrophy of supra- and infraspinatus muscles (n = 2). Clinical diagnosis of acute brachial neuritis (Parsonage-Turner syndrome) correlated with MR imaging results in all cases.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Helms, CA; Martinez, S; Speer, KP

Published Date

  • April 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 207 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 255 - 259

PubMed ID

  • 9530324

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiology.207.1.9530324


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States