Clinical Manifestations
  • Brachial neuritis (BN), also known as neuralgic amyotrophy or Parsonage-Turner Syndrome, is a rare syndrome of unknown etiology affecting mainly the lower motor neurons of the brachial plexus and/or individual nerves or nerve branches. Brachial neuritis usually is characterized by the acute onset of excruciating unilateral shoulder pain, followed by flaccid paralysis of shoulder and parascapular muscles several days later. The syndrome can vary greatly in presentation and nerve involvement..
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Clinical Manifestations
  • Heat and pain in the joints and muscles
  • Severe limitation of movement
  • Fever and shaking chills
  • Lusterless yellow complexion
  • Scanty, dark urine
  • Pain worse on cloudy or rainy days
  • Arthralgia involving one or several joints
  • Local redness and Heat of the extremities
  • Swelling with excruciating pain
  • Pain better during the day and worse at night
  • Numbness of the muscles
  • Thirst
  • Dryness of the mouth
  • Irritability
  • Muscular atrophy
  • Restlessness
  • Anorexia
  • Desire for Cold drinks
  • Loose stools
  • Aversion to Heat
  • Fullness of the chest
  • Pain improved with Cold and worse with Heat
  • Muscular swelling
  • Muscle redness
  • General heaviness
  • T:Red, maybe flabby
  • C: Yellow and greasy
  • P: Slippery and rapid
Treatment Principle
  • Clear Heat
  • Eliminate Dampness
  • Invigorate the collaterals
  • Stop pain
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