Iatrogenic lesions of the spinal accessory nerve relating to lymph note biopsy

Ute M. Bäzner, Christian R. Wirtz & Gregor Antoniadis
Objective: In the decision to perform a lymph node excision in the neck the possibility to harm the accessory nerve resulting in severe motor deficit and pain should be considered. Methods: Between 1994 and 2009, 52 patients were operated in our department because of iatrogenic lesions of the XI.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]