NA2-TOS

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agatton
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NA2-TOS
Updated:
2010-06-03 00:21:35
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Description:
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
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  1. Define TOS
    Condition that involves compression of the brachial plexus (C5-T1) and the AA
  2. Causes of TOS
    • Internal (bony callus, cervical rib)
    • External (critches, chair, bathtub)
    • Prolonged poor position
    • Poor posture
    • Systemic immune/metabolic disorders (diabetes=sugar razors)
    • Trauma
    • Jt sublux
    • Pregs (jt instability, posture)
  3. S&S of TOS
    • Usually Neuropraxia (axon = okay)
    • Other S&S based on location of compression
  4. Compression sites for TOS
    • 1. Anterior Scalene Syndrome: btw Ant and Mid scalenes
    • 2. Pect Minor Syndrome: btw Coracoid proc and Pect Minor
    • 3. Costoclavicular Syndrome: btw Clavicle and Rib 1
  5. Special Tests for TOS
    (8)
    • Adsons
    • Allens
    • Halsteads
    • Wrights HyperABD
    • Roos (EAST)
    • Provocation Test
    • Shoulder Gridle Passive Elevation Test
    • ULTT
  6. DDx for TOS
    (8)
    • C/S spondylosis
    • Cervical Radiculopathy
    • Cervical Tumors
    • Raynauds
    • CTS (often occurs simultaneously)
    • Ulner NN compression
    • Tendonitis
    • Osteoarthritis

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