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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Thoracic outlet syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • TOS
  • Thoracic outlet compression syndrome
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  • I had arterial thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) caused by having an additional cervical rib.  I had cervical and 1st rib resection on the right and left. My Question: It's not common to have an extra cervical rib. Can my children have a higher chance of also having this rib which could lead to TOS for them? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • TOS
  • Thoracic outlet compression syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.