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Newly discovered brachial plexus variation may explain cases of undiagnosed Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

The brachial plexus is the network of nerves that carries sensation from the skin of the upper extremity (arm), and supplies the muscles of the shoulder, arm, forearm, and hand. These nerves originate from the spinal cord,

Recovery after brachial plexus surgery continues for longer than previously thought

Brachial plexus injuries (BPIs) are severely debilitating injuries in which the nerves exiting the spinal cord at the level of the cervical and upper thoracic spine are damaged. Because these nerves power the musculature of the upper