[Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Caused by Fibrous Dysplasia of the First Rib]

Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech. 2018;85(4):291-293.
[Article in Czech]


The purpose of the case report is to present the case of a 42-year-old woman with thoracic outlet syndrome caused by fibrous dysplasia of the first rib treated by surgical therapy through cervicothoracic approach by Grunenwald with complete vascular and partial brachial plexus preparation. Key words:thoracic outlet syndrome, fibrous dysplasia, cervicothoracic approach.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Brachial Plexus / surgery
  • Decompression, Surgical / methods*
  • Female
  • Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone* / complications
  • Fibrous Dysplasia of Bone* / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Ribs* / diagnostic imaging
  • Ribs* / pathology
  • Subclavian Artery / surgery
  • Subclavian Vein / surgery
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome* / diagnosis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome* / etiology
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome* / physiopathology
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome* / surgery
  • Treatment Outcome