Compressive injury of the brachial plexus after axillary arteriography and its further consequences

Ozcakar L., Dincer F., Atalay A., Kaymak B., Aksu A., Akyurek M.

Joint Bone Spine, vol.71, no.4, pp.349-351, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jbspin.2003.10.002
  • Journal Name: Joint Bone Spine
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.349-351
  • Keywords: angiography, plexopathy, electromyography, surgical exploration, hypoesthesia, burn injury
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


A patient suffering from a brachial plexus injury after axillary arteriography is discussed. In the pertinent literature, local complications such as hematomas or pseudoaneurysms have been reported. Herein, rendering this patient, we introduce a new type of a delayed complication after the angiography - compressive injury of the brachial plexus. © 2003 Elsevier SAS. All rights reserved.