Thoracic Gorge Syndrome

Thoracic Gorge Syndrome

This syndrome is much discussed for reasons that we will see later. It is called thoracic gorge syndrome a series of neurological and / or vascular symptoms due to the compression of these structures in a specific anatomical area that we call the thoracic gorge. This gorge is the space that exits from the nerves of the neck between the scalene muscles to its passage between the clavicle and the first rib to end up in the armpit. Along this path are the artery and the subclavian vein. Perhaps we understand better seeing the drawing below. Read more about Thoracic Gorge Syndrome