obstetric brachial plexus palsy

obstetric brachial plexus palsy

A specific type of brachial plexus injury caused by mechanical injury during a difficult childbirth, due either to excessive lateral flexion of the head on the trunk during delivery of the shoulders (shoulder dystocia), or delivery of the head in a traction injury to one or more components of the brachial plexus, resulting in stretching of the plexus.
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Conservative management of bilateral obstetric brachial plexus palsy: A case report.
Obstetric brachial plexus palsy -risk factors and predictors.
Obstetric Brachial Plexus Palsy (OBPP) is a type of brachial plexus injury.
Assessment and treatment of glenohumeral joint deformities in children suffering from upper obstetric brachial plexus palsy. J Pediatr Orthop B 2007; 16: 243-51.
Table-3: Comparison of obstetric brachial plexus palsy and clavicle fracture in previous studies.23,24
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Early parental experiences of obstetric brachial plexus palsy. Journal of Hand Surgery.
Intrauterine shoulder weakness and obstetric brachial plexus palsy. Pediatr Neurol.
Obstetric brachial plexus palsy (OBPP) is one of the devastating complications of difficult or assisted deliveries.
The medial rotation contracture of the shoulder in obstetric brachial plexus palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Br.