Which procedures are indicated in the workup of brachial neuritis (BN)?

Updated: Oct 13, 2020
  • Author: Nigel L Ashworth, MBChB, MSc, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Milton J Klein, DO, MBA  more...
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  • Nerve biopsy usually is not indicated in brachial neuritis. Axonal loss rarely is identified with biopsies of the radial sensory branch.

  • Lumbar puncture usually is not indicated. Analysis of cerebrospinal fluid generally is within the reference range in individuals with brachial neuritis.

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