Cervical root entrapment

Hand Clin. 1996 Nov;12(4):719-30.


This article reviews the clinical syndromes of neck pain with referred pain, radiculopathy, and myelopathy caused by degenerative disorders of the cervical spine. Cervical spine pathology should be considered as a common cause of symptoms when evaluating with any patient with pain in the upper extremity.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Hand
  • Humans
  • Neck
  • Nerve Compression Syndromes / diagnosis*
  • Nerve Compression Syndromes / surgery
  • Pain / etiology
  • Spinal Nerve Roots*