Contusion of brachial plexus, with mixed signs, which disappeared in two months.
In contusions of the lower part of the neck the cords of the brachial plexus may be injured.
The lowest cord of the brachial plexus lies immediately behind the artery, between it and the middle scalenus.
A case has been reported in which there was a total lesion of the brachial plexus, including the muscles of the shoulder girdle.
There was neuralgic pain in the neck and scalp, and down the distribution of the brachial plexus.
In the course of the exudation and the contraction of the inflammatory exudate the brachial plexus is interfered with.
brachial plexus n.
A network of nerves located in the neck and axilla, composed of the anterior branches of the lower four cervical and first two thoracic spinal nerves and supplying the chest, shoulder, and arm.