What are the complications 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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Shoulder joint contractures (and potentially others) can occur. Sudden, severe dyspnea due to phrenic nerve involvement may be noted with or without other symptoms of brachial neuritis; [24] however, there should be no other evidence of lung disease.


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