Thoracic outlet syndrome associated with a large cervical rib

Randall R. De Martino, David H. Stone, Adam W. Beck, Daniel B. Walsh

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This case illustrates the anatomic impact of a large cervical rib as an etiology for thoracic outlet syndrome. Current management remains predicated on astute diagnosis, multidisciplinary therapy including, physical therapy, scalene muscle blockade, and surgical decompression in appropriate cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)393-394
Number of pages2
JournalVascular and Endovascular Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2009


  • Cervical rib
  • Surgery
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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