Axillary neuropathy

(Redirected from Axillary nerve palsy)

Background

Axilary nerve
  • The axillary nerve supplies innervation to:
    • Deltoid
    • Teres minor
    • Long head of triceps
    • Skin over lateral shoulder

Clinical Features

Cutaneous innervation of the upper limb

Differential Diagnosis

Upper extremity peripheral nerve syndromes

Median Nerve Syndromes

Ulnar Nerve Syndromes

Radial Nerve Syndromes

Proximal Neuropathies

Other

Evaluation

  • Typically a clinical diagnosis in the ED

Management

Disposition

See Also

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