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Axillary Nerve Palsy

  • Naime Dilara Özkan
  • Sena Gül Çakır
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Abstract

The axillary nerve is one of the main nerves of the shoulder with motor and sensory function. Due to its anatomical course, axillary nerve is quite vulnerable to injuries, and therefore, its injury is commonly seen in clinics. Clinical presentation is generally typical, and good results can be achieved with proper medical management. In this chapter, we will review the anatomy of axillary nerve as well as the diagnosis and management of axillary nerve injury.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Naime Dilara Özkan
    • 1
  • Sena Gül Çakır
    • 1
  1. 1.Hacettepe University Faculty of MedicineAnkaraTurkey

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