Brachial plexus injury in newborns

Klumpke paralysis; Erb-Duchenne paralysis; Erb's palsy; Brachial palsy; Obstetrical brachial plexus palsy; Birth-related brachial plexus palsy; Neonatal brachial plexus palsy; NBPP

The brachial plexus is a group of nerves around shoulder. A loss of movement or weakness of the arm may occur if these nerves are damaged. This injury is called neonatal brachial plexus palsy (NBPP)

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