Synonyms: Acute brachial plexus neuritis | Brachial plexus neuritis | Immune brachial plexus neuropathy | Mononeuritis multiplex with brachial predilection | Neuralgic shoulder amyotrophy
A rare disorder of the peripheral nervous system characterized by the sudden onset of extreme pain in the upper extremity followed by rapid multifocal motor weakness and atrophy and a slow recovery in months to years. NA includes both an idiopathic (INA also known as Parsonage-Turner syndrome) and hereditary (HNA) form.
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