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scalenus anticus syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of SCALENUS ANTICUS SYNDROME

:  a complex of symptoms including pain and numbness in the region of the shoulder, arm, and neck that is caused by compression of the brachial plexus or subclavian artery or both by the scalenus anticus muscle

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May 24, 2015
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