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Axillary neuropathy in volleyball players: report of two cases and literature review.
  1. D Paladini,
  2. R Dellantonio,
  3. A Cinti,
  4. F Angeleri
  1. Institute of Neurology, University of Ancona, Italy.


    Two cases of isolated neuropathy, not consequent to acute trauma, of the axillary nerve of young volleyball players are described. Interest in the pathology derives from the rarity of such case reports and the fact that the pathogenesis may be linked to a specific sporting activity. The lesion site is thought to be in the quadrilateral space.

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