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Am J Sports Med. 2004 Apr-May;32(3):803-19.

Nerve injury about the shoulder in athletes, part 1: suprascapular nerve and axillary nerve.

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  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143-0728, USA. safranm@orthosurg.ucsf.edu


Nerve injuries about the shoulder in athletes are being recognized with increasing frequency. Prompt and correct diagnosis of these injuries is important to treat the patient and to understand the potential complications and natural history so as to appropriately counsel athletes. This 2-part article is a review and an overview of the current state of knowledge regarding some of the more common nerve injuries seen about the shoulder in athletes.

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