Denervation changes in muscles

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta

Presentation

left upper limb weakness following recent injury

Patient Data

Age: 20-25 years
Gender: Male
MRI

There is a large pseudomeningocele seen on left side in the neural foramen of C8 nerve root.

Note the denervation edema involving the left subscapularis and infraspinatus muscles

No atrophy is seen, since these changes are acute.

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Case information

rID: 17828
Case created: 16th May 2012
Last edited: 15th Dec 2015
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