Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (Neurogenic)

  • Virtaj SinghEmail author
  • Christopher J. Burnett
  • Richard E. Seroussi


Thoracic outlet syndrome is a very poorly understood and underappreciated diagnosis. This chapter will hopefully help clarify this nebulous diagnosis.


Thoracic outlet syndrome Brachial plexus Neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome 

Supplementary material

Video 33.1

Physical exam of the thoracic outlet (MOV 26226 kb)

Video 33.2

Landmark-guided injection of the thoracic outlet (MOV 29564 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Virtaj Singh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Christopher J. Burnett
    • 2
  • Richard E. Seroussi
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.Clinical Faculty, Department of Rehabilitation MedicineUniversity of Washington, Seattle Spine and Sports MedicineSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Pain Management Division, Department of AnesthesiologyScott and White Memorial HospitalTempleUSA
  3. 3.Seattle Spine and Sports MedicineSeattleUSA
  4. 4.Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Courtesy Clinical FacultyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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