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21 Possible Causes for Shoulder Pain, Thenar Muscle Atrophy, Unilateral Arm Weakness

  • Cervical Spondylosis

    RESULTS: The VAS score of preoperative neck and shoulder pain was (6.57 1.34) scores, which decreased to 1.80 0.65 at 1-week postsurgery, and was completely alleviated by[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] 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 [ 4 ] Suspect this where there is unilateral neck, shoulder, or arm pain approximating to a dermatome.[patient.info]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuropathy

    Acute brachial plexus neuropathy is characterized by acute onset of shoulder girdle and arm pain, followed by weakness of the shoulder and arm muscles.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Onset age Median 3 years Range 3 days to 15 years Weakness Acute onset Unilateral Arm Proximal & Distal Pain (50%) Osteomyelitis Shoulder or Humerus Newborns Onset: After[neuromuscular.wustl.edu] Symptoms: Severe pain in the upper arm or shoulder. Pain usually affecting just one side of the body.[medigoo.com]

  • Cervical Myelopathy

    See Could That Shoulder Pain Really Stem From the Neck?[spine-health.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] Unilateral or bilateral deep neck, arm, and shoulder pain, clumsiness or slowness with activities such as buttoning buttons or using keys etc. lower limb stiffness or clumsiness[boneandspine.com]

  • Brachial Plexus Neuritis

    Acute brachial plexus neuritis is an uncommon disorder characterized by severe shoulder and upper arm pain followed by marked upper arm weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Clinically, the thenar atrophy seems to be more prominent than the hypothenar atrophy, probably because the thenar muscles are innervated mostly by the T1 root which is more[clinicaladvisor.com] Brachial plexus neuritis (BN) is an uncommon disorder characterized by severe shoulder and upper arm pain followed by marked upper arm weakness.[diseasesatoz.com]

  • Cervical Osteoarthritis

    Symptoms of cervical osteoarthritis The symptoms from osteoarthritis in the neck are usually one or more of the following – Pain radiating from neck to shoulder Pain radiating[brookchiropractic.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] , either unilateral or bilateral. 3) Muscle weakness: Depending on which nerve root gets compressed, the concerned muscles that are supplied by that nerve root gets affected[physiotherapy-treatment.com]

  • Pancoast Syndrome

    Shoulder pain from lung cancer is quite similar to other forms of shoulder pain. It might be difficult to determine the cause of your shoulder pain.[healthline.com] This is characterized by ipsilateral shoulder and arm pain, paresthesias, paresis and atrophy of the thenar muscles of the hand, and Horners syndrome (ptosis, miosis, and[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pancoast syndrome is a term used to describe unilateral shoulder and arm pain, weakness, and atrophy of hand muscles and Horner's syndrome as a result of a mass in the lung[symptoma.com]

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    We report a 50-year-old Indian man, a machine operator by profession, who experienced bilateral shoulder pain and arm paraesthesia for two years, and was diagnosed with bilateral[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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] […] hypertrophy of the dominant arm due to their sport activity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cervical Rib Syndrome

    […] a post-traumatic TOS present with a neurogenic type of the syndrome. 51 It has been emphasized that intrinsic hand muscle and lateral thenar muscle atrophy and weakness,[medcraveonline.com] […] or bilateral neurogenic pain over the neck, trapezius, chest, shoulder and/or arm 92% of patients endorse trapezius pain upper extremity weakness, numbness and paresthesias[orthobullets.com] I am facing difficulty in writting, my hands, shoulder and neck pain a lot. MRI is negetive.[practo.com]

  • Cervical Spinal Cord Tumor

    The tumor presses on the spinal cord and nerves, causing neck and shoulder pain.[thespinehealthinstitute.com] Later, spastic leg weakness develops. Deficits may be asymmetric.[merckmanuals.com] Neck pain; pain that extends toward the shoulder, between the shoulder blades, and even pain in the back of the head.[acsneuro.com]

  • Distal Myopathy Type 3

    Neck weakness - head drop, nuchal pain, trapezius weakness Pain in the hip joint or groin, or shoulder in a patient on prednisone or other corticosteroids should raise the[sites.google.com] Bilateral weakness H/o HTN , dyslipidaemia DM Weakness of the involved arm Head CT Normal Normal Neuropathic GBS [27] 18 350 Proximal Ascending paralysis Precedes a gastrointestinal[wikidoc.org] Shoulder girdle laxity leads to muscle and joint pain, but also to neurogenic pain from the weight of the arm tugging downward and stretching the brachial plexus and nerve[sites.google.com]

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