Klumpke palsy

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Klump·ke pal·sy

(klūmp'kĕ),
an obstetric palsy with paralysis of the muscles of the distal forearm and hand (all ulnar innervated muscles, plus the more distal radial and median-innervated muscles), caused by a lesion of the lower trunk of the brachial plexus, or of the C8 and T1 cervical roots.

Klump·ke pal·sy

, Klumpke paralysis (klump'kĕ pawl'zē, păr-al'i-sis)
A type of brachial birth palsy in which there is paralysis of the muscles of the distal forearm and hand (all ulnar innervated muscles, plus more distal radial and median-innervated muscles), due to a lesion of the lower trunk of the brachial plexus, or of the C8 and T1 cervical roots.
Synonym(s): Klumpke-Dejerine palsy.

Dejerine-Klumpke,

Augusta, French neurologist, 1859-1927.
Dejerine-Klumpke palsy - Synonym(s): Klumpke palsy
Dejerine-Klumpke syndrome - Synonym(s): Klumpke palsy
Klumpke palsy - a type of brachial birth palsy in which there is paralysis of the muscles of the distal forearm and hand. Synonym(s): Dejerine-Klumpke palsy; Dejerine-Klumpke syndrome; Klumpke paralysis
Klumpke paralysis - Synonym(s): Klumpke palsy