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25 Possible Causes for Decreased Radial Pulse, Numbness of the Hand

  • Cervical Rib Syndrome

    Interpretation - Positive test finding ( Decreased Radial Pulse and/or Distal extremity pain reproduced ) suggests interscalene compression.[] Symptoms include weakness or numbness of the hand; decreased size of hand muscles, which usually occurs on one side of the body; and/or pain, tingling, prickling, numbness[] Note: With all three orthopedic assessment tests for thoracic outlet syndrome, Adson’s, Eden’s, and Wright’s, the criterion in a decrease in the STRENGTH of the radial pulse[]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    When the patient’s chin is turned to the same side while pulse is followed up, decrease or loss of Radial pulse indicates that the test is positive.[] Your provider will listen to your history and will examine your neck, shoulder, arm and hand. There may be swelling, weakness or numbness in your hand or arm.[] Symptoms include weakness or numbness of the hand; decreased size of hand muscles, which usually occurs on one side of the body; and/or pain, tingling, prickling, numbness[]

  • Scalenus Anticus Syndrome

    When the test is positive, a decrease in the radial pulse is noted, and pain is reproduced.[] Double Crush Syndrome Patients with thoracic outlet syndrome usually have symptoms of tingling and numbness in the hand.[] pulses or signs of blanching of the skin in the hands indicating a decrease in blood flow with the maneuver.[]

  • Takayasu Arteritis

    radial pulses (at the wrist) Difference in blood pressure between the two arms High blood pressure ( hypertension ) There may also be signs of inflammation ( pericarditis[] Later, she developed numbness and weakness in her right hand.[] Bilateral radial pulses were absent. Ultrasound showed renal size asymmetry and raised the possibility of renal artery stenosis.[]

  • Hyperabduction Syndrome

    A positive test is a decrease in radial pulse vigor. Diagnostic Accuracy: Unknown.[] Unfortunately, these are essentially the same symptoms present with CTS, pain and numbness in the hand and wrist.[] On physical examination, he has exquisite tenderness over the right supraclavicular region ( Erb s point ) with reproduction of symptoms, decreased right radial pulse when[]

  • Thromboangiitis Obliterans

    Decreased or disappeared arterial pulses: dorsalis pedis or posterior tibial arterial pulses, ulnar artery or radial artery 6. Nutrition problems 7.[] numbness or tingling may have autoamputation of digits Raynaud phenomenon Physical exam superficial thrombophlebitis often migratory distended veins with redness and tenderness[] Patients may experience numbness and tingling in the limbs and also Raynaud's Phenomenon.[]

  • Shoulder Presentation

    Arterial injury may be associated with decreased radial pulse.[] The thumb, wrist, and elbow will be weak on extension, and the dorsal hand will be numb.[]

  • Hemiplegia

    […] can include short-term trouble with muscle control and sensation: Severe, throbbing pain, often on one side of your head A pins-and-needles feeling, often moving from your hand[] In 1976, she noticed ‘dullness’ in both arms, and numbness that gradually extended to both arms and legs and culminated in inability to use the right hand for writing.[] […] up your arm Numbness on one side of your body, which can include your arm, leg, and half of your face Weakness or paralysis on one side of your body Loss of balance and coordination[]

  • Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance

    Pulses were palpable over the radial arteries bilaterally. Patients with MGUS may be at increased risk of thromboembolic disease.[] Symmetrical paresthesia, tingling and numbness of the hands and feet in a socks and gloves pattern are the common presentation features.[] People with MGUS usually aren't treated unless they have side effects, such as pain and numbness in their hands, feet , or thighs; muscle weakness; bleeding; or heart or kidney[]

  • Subclavian Steal Syndrome

    Physical examination findings may include unilaterally decreased pulses on the affected side, a blood pressure difference of greater than 20 mm Hg between the arms, supraclavicular[] […] and Reasoning This middle aged gentleman has presented with an interesting mix of symptoms: left sided tinnitus and unsteadiness, suggesting at a neurological deficit; and numbness[] Physical findings of subclavian steal syndrome include unilaterally decreased pulses, 20 mm Hg difference in blood pressure between the upper extremities, supraclavicular[]

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