Electrodiagnostic Corner: Cervical Radiculopathy vs Parsonage Turner Syndrome: A Case Report


Joseph H. Feinberg, MD

Physiatrist-in-Chief, Hospital for Special Surgery
Co-Medical Director, Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury
Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

David A. Doward, MD; Alita Gonsalves, MD
Physiatry Department, Hospital for Special Surgery

Abstract
Case Report
A 42 year old recreational cyclist presented with a 3 month history of right-sided neck pain. The patient experienced pain radiating to the right periscapular region and paresthesias in digits 1-3.  The onset of the pain was sudden.  She described the pain as intermittent and sharp, ranging from 8-10/10 on numeric pain rating scale.

This article appears in HSS Journal: Volume 3, Number 1.
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About the HSS Journal
HSS Journal, an academic peer-reviewed journal, is published twice a year, February and September, and features articles by internal faculty and HSS alumni that present current research and clinical work in the field of musculoskeletal medicine performed at HSS, including research articles, surgical procedures, and case reports.

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