Traumatic brachial plexus injury in the pediatric population

Harvey Chim, Allen T. Bishop, Robert J. Spinner, Alexander Y. Shin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations


Traumatic brachial plexus injuries Trauma Brachial plexus injury in children are very rare. A particular characteristic of pediatric patients is a high incidence of root avulsions. Compared to adults, children also have minimal deafferentation pain and a higher incidence of associated skeletal injuries and exhibit faster recovery. The approach to children with traumatic brachial plexus injuries can be divided into three groups based on age. In very young children (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Pediatric Upper Extremity
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)9781461485155, 9781461485131
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Chim, H., Bishop, A. T., Spinner, R. J., & Shin, A. Y. (2015). Traumatic brachial plexus injury in the pediatric population. In The Pediatric Upper Extremity (pp. 683-709). Springer New York.