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False aneurysm and brachial plexus palsy complicating a proximal humeral exostosis

Lookup NU author(s): Craig Gerrand


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An unusual case is described in which a false aneurysm of the brachial artery secondary to an exostosis of the proximal humerus caused a compressive lesion of the brachial plexus. Surgical treatment of the exostosis and the false aneurysm relieved the symptoms.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Gerrand CH

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Hand Surgery

Year: 1997

Volume: 22

Issue: 3

Pages: 413-5

Print publication date: 01/06/1997

ISSN (print): 1753-1934

ISSN (electronic): 1532-2211

PubMed id: 9222931