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43 Possible Causes for Paresthesia of the Upper Extremity, Thenar Muscle Atrophy

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    The prevalence of upper-extremity pain and paresthesias in the general population has not been addressed in the literature.[doi.org] At the six-month follow-up examination, the patient experienced relief from numbness and improvement in thenar muscle atrophy was noted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] muscle atrophy may occur Applies To Median nerve entrapment Partial thenar atrophy ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 354.0 :[icd9data.com]

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    When these do arise, the most common are neck pain and manifestations of radiculopathy (nerve root irritation or compression resulting in upper extremity symptoms) or myelopathy[americannursetoday.com] […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com] Radiculopathy may cause pain, weakness, or paresthesias varying from mild to severe. Patients describe the pain a deep aching or stabbing pain down the arm.[americannursetoday.com]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathy

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the brachial plexus (BP) dose of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) to the ipsilateral supraclavicular (ISCL) area, and report the characteristics of radiation-induced brachial plexus neuropathy (RIBPN). The BP dose of 31 patients who received adjuvant PMRT to the ISCL[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Peripheral Neuropathy

    extremities.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] and weakness of the thenar muscle group.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] In addition to sensory loss, patients often complain of paresthesias and dysesthesias, often characterized by a sense of numbness, tingling, prickling, and pins-and-needles[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    Other symptoms of cervical spondylotic myelopathy include: Pain in the neck, subscapular area, or shoulder Numbness or paresthesia in the upper extremities Sensory changes[emoryhealthcare.org] […] groups, especially in the extremities poor or pathologic tandem gait atrophy of the hand’s thenar prominence (the fleshy fat pad just superior to the thumb on the ventral[americannursetoday.com] extremity sensory changes such as shock-like paresthesias with neck flexion (Lhermitte sign). 3 Symptoms generally progress either steadily or with quiescent periods punctuated[cmaj.ca]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    Initial symptoms included occipital pain, glove-type numbness, and paresthesia of the upper extremities. In all three cases, myelopathic signs preceded radicular signs.[journals.lww.com]

  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

    Guyon's Canal Syndrome symptoms include: Muscular atrophy - Primarily the hypothenar muscles and interossei with muscle sparing of the thenar group: weakened finger abduction[physio-pedia.com] […] of muscles, mainly the hypothenar and interossei with sparing of the thenar muscles Weak finger abduction and adduction movement (interossei) Weak thumb adduction movement[symptoma.com] […] intrinsic muscles of the hand Claw hand ("Hand of Benediction") Symptoms manifestation caused by entrapment and impingement of the ulnar nerve at the Guyon’s canal consist of: Atrophy[symptoma.com]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    […] and weakness in the upper extremities.[orpha.net] Symptoms related to neurogenic TOS include intrinsic hand muscle and thenar region atrophy and weakness, as well as medial hand and forearm numbness, which are all suggestive[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moderate atrophy in the left thenar, hypothenar and interosseous muscles was noted, giving an impression of smaller hand ( Figure ).[scielo.br]

  • Cervical Herniated Disc

    Pain or paresthesia can occur throughout the entire upper extremity or only in part of it.[massagetoday.com] The primary symptoms from cervical disc herniation include pain, paresthesia or weakness in the neck or upper extremities.[massagetoday.com]

  • Neuropathy

    extremities.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] and weakness of the thenar muscle group.[clevelandclinicmeded.com] In addition to sensory loss, patients often complain of paresthesias and dysesthesias, often characterized by a sense of numbness, tingling, prickling, and pins-and-needles[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

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