What are the ultrasonographic characteristics of brachial neuritis (BN)?

Updated: May 06, 2020
  • Author: Nigel L Ashworth, MBChB, MSc, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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A study by Arányi et al described the ultrasonographic characteristics of brachial neuritis, finding the following abnormalities in a group of 14 patients:

  • Focal or diffuse nerve or fascicle enlargement

  • Incomplete nerve constriction

  • Complete nerve constriction with torsion

  • Fascicular entwinement


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