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VOLUME 24 , ISSUE 4 ( December, 2013 ) > List of Articles


Electrodiagnosis of Quadrilateral Space Syndrome: A Case Report

Anupam Sinha, Madhuri Dholakia

Citation Information : Sinha A, Dholakia M. Electrodiagnosis of Quadrilateral Space Syndrome: A Case Report. Indian J Phy Med Rehab 2013; 24 (4):104-105.

DOI: 10.5005/ijopmr-24-4-104

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Quadrilateral space syndrome is a rare occurrence of compression of the axillary nerve within the quadrilateral space. It presents as shoulder pain with weakness due to teres minor atrophy. It can often times be overlooked and undertreated. MRI and electrodiagnostic studies are used to confirm the diagnosis. We present a case of a patient with quadrilateral space syndrome confirmed using both MRI and electrodiagnosis.

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