alexa [Osteogenic exostosis of the first rib: a rare etiology of thoracic outlet syndrome. Apropos of a case].


Journal of Pain & Relief

Author(s): Rosset P, Martinat H, Barsotti J, Gaisne E

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Abstract The osteogenic exostosis of the ribs are unfrequent. Their location on the first rib is exceptional. One case is described. The authors, after a review of the literature, recall the particular symptomatology which can be observed, like thoracic outlet syndrome. A partial or total resection of the first rib is advocated. The surgical approach has to be discussed.
This article was published in Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot and referenced in Journal of Pain & Relief

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