Accessory nerve palsies may cause considerable functional disability and they unfortunately continue to occur as a complication of surgery in and, around the posterior triangle of the neck. Here the causes of accessory nerve palsies are reviewed and the symptoms and signs arising as a consequence are summarised. In addition, the various treatments and their indications are highlighted and discussed.
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.
Competing interests None.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.