Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Your Path

  • Thoracic outlet syndrome


  • Compression of subclavian artery and brachial plexus by 1st rib or other structure


  • Pain radiates to shoulder and arm
  • Worse w/activity or raising above head

Physical Exam Findings

  • Sx provoked by raising arm
  • Sometimes loss/diminished radial pulse in this position