Amytrophy

Neurological amytrophy

Effect on the brain

Neuropathic pain and subsequent patchy paresis in upper extremities. Involves the brachial plexus, which is manifest by shoulder and arm pain, weakness, and sensory loss.

Symptoms

Vegetative and trophic skin changes, odema at onset of the attack, temperature dis-regulation, increased sweating, and pain.

Prognosis

Severe pain in arms and shoulders, recurrent peripheral hereditary trait.