Complications in Surgery for Brachial Plexus Birth Injury: Avoidance and Treatment

John A.I. Grossman, Andrew Price, Harvey Chim

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Abstract

Brachial plexus birth injuries are rare, with treatment and follow-up often required from infancy until skeletal maturity. We review complications that may occur related to primary nerve surgery or secondary musculoskeletal procedures, and discuss how these may be avoided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)164-172
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume43
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Brachial plexus birth injury
  • complications of surgery
  • obstetric brachial plexus injury

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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