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nbme22/Block 1/Question#8 (30.1 difficulty score)
A 16-year-old girl has pain and tingling in ...
Cervical rib🔍

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llamastep1  The cervical rib is underneath the brachial plexus, the pressure of the backpack compresses these nerves causing the pain +1  

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mcl  Whoops, my bad, THORACIC outlet syndrome +4  
dr.xx  Stretching, occupational and physical therapy are common non-invasive approaches used in the treatment of TOS. The cervical rib can be surgically removed. +1