Year 2020, Volume 6 , Issue 4, Pages 359 - 361 2020-07-04

Parsonage-Turner syndrome presenting with left shoulder pain and weakness: a case report

Fazıl KULAKLI [1] , Sencer DUMAN [2]

Parsonage-Turner syndrome is a clinical syndrome that begins with a sudden, neuropathic pain on the shoulder girdle, followed by pain loss over time. It is a rare syndrome that can be overlooked during differential diagnosis of shoulder pain and weakness. In this paper, we aimed to present a 39-year-old male patient with sudden onset left shoulder pain and weakness who were diagnosed with Parsonage-Turner syndrome. 

Parsonage-Turner syndrome, shoulder pain, weakness
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Primary Language en
Subjects Rehabilitation
Journal Section Case Reports

Orcid: 0000-0003-0275-7093
Author: Fazıl KULAKLI (Primary Author)
Institution: Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Giresun University, Prof. Dr. A. İlhan Özdemir Training and Research Hospital, Giresun, Turkey
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0001-5429-0101
Author: Sencer DUMAN
Institution: Department of Neurosurgery, Bulancak State Hospital, Giresun, Turkey
Country: Turkey


Publication Date : July 4, 2020

EndNote %0 The European Research Journal Parsonage-Turner syndrome presenting with left shoulder pain and weakness: a case report %A Fazıl Kulaklı , Sencer Duman %T Parsonage-Turner syndrome presenting with left shoulder pain and weakness: a case report %D 2020 %J The European Research Journal %P -2149-3189 %V 6 %N 4 %R doi: 10.18621/eurj.558457 %U 10.18621/eurj.558457