PARSONAGE TURNER SYNDROME
\pˈɑːsənɪd͡ʒ tˈɜːnə sˈɪndɹə͡ʊm], \pˈɑːsənɪdʒ tˈɜːnə sˈɪndɹəʊm], \p_ˈɑː_s_ə_n_ɪ_dʒ t_ˈɜː_n_ə s_ˈɪ_n_d_ɹ_əʊ_m]\
Definitions of PARSONAGE TURNER SYNDROME
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A syndrome associated with inflammation of the BRACHIAL PLEXUS. Clinical features include severe pain in the shoulder region which may be accompanied by MUSCLE WEAKNESS and loss of sensation in the upper extremity. This condition may be associated with VIRUS DISEASES; IMMUNIZATION; SURGERY; heroin use (see HEROIN DEPENDENCE); and other conditions. The term brachial neuralgia generally refers to pain associated with brachial plexus injury. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp1355-6)
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- 1. A philter or love-potion. 2. infranasal depression, groove in midline of the upper lip. depression on upper lip beneath septum of the nose. [Greek] depression on the upper lip beneath septum of nose(anat.).