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Iatrogenic injury to the accessory nerve.

Bostrom, Daniella and Dahlin, Lars LU (2007) In Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery 41(2). p.82-87
Abstract
We describe two patients with uncommon causes of iatrogenic injuries and review the anatomy, presentation, possibilities of repair, and results. The incidence of such nerve injuries during lymph node biopsies is 3%-10%, but the diagnosis is often delayed. Symptoms are shoulder pain and inability to abduct the arm beyond the horizontal plane. Surgical repair may improve function and pain and should be performed early, preferably within six months, but prevention of nerve injury is most important.
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Accessory Nerve: injuries, Accessory Nerve: anatomy & histology, Suture Techniques, Electromyography, Humans, Iatrogenic Disease, Middle Aged, Intraoperative Complications: surgery, Muscle, Male, Skeletal: innervation, Nerve Regeneration: physiology, Shoulder: innervation, Patient Selection, Shoulder: injuries, Adolescent
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Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery
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41
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2
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82 - 87
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Taylor & Francis
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1651-2073
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10.1080/02844310600836810
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English
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  abstract     = {We describe two patients with uncommon causes of iatrogenic injuries and review the anatomy, presentation, possibilities of repair, and results. The incidence of such nerve injuries during lymph node biopsies is 3%-10%, but the diagnosis is often delayed. Symptoms are shoulder pain and inability to abduct the arm beyond the horizontal plane. Surgical repair may improve function and pain and should be performed early, preferably within six months, but prevention of nerve injury is most important.},
  author       = {Bostrom, Daniella and Dahlin, Lars},
  issn         = {1651-2073},
  keyword      = {Accessory Nerve: injuries,Accessory Nerve: anatomy & histology,Suture Techniques,Electromyography,Humans,Iatrogenic Disease,Middle Aged,Intraoperative Complications: surgery,Muscle,Male,Skeletal: innervation,Nerve Regeneration: physiology,Shoulder: innervation,Patient Selection,Shoulder: injuries,Adolescent},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {2},
  pages        = {82--87},
  publisher    = {Taylor & Francis},
  series       = {Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery},
  title        = {Iatrogenic injury to the accessory nerve.},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02844310600836810},
  volume       = {41},
  year         = {2007},
}