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acute brachial plexus injury

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Nerve damage: The brachial plexus is a complex of nerves arising from the neck and innervating the upper back, and arm. This can be injured by puncture wounds, dir ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely from: Delivery method some time the brachial plexus injury happened from traction on certain part of body in process of delivering the baby. Good luck.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon: He will take it fro you, it will okay. Thanks.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Arm paralysis.: Brachial plexus injuries (usually congenital) are serious morbid conditions resulting from trauma on the nerves travelling from the neck to the arm. T ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael McGonigal
39 years experience General Surgery
Wait for healing: Most brachial plexus injuries from car or motorcycle crashes involve stretching the nerves. Although they are not usually completely torn apart, they ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abhay Varma
36 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: Many centers in the us specialize in the treatment of brachial plexus injuriy.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: But the results will be short-lived. However if you have scar tissue developing there, maybe scar mobilization exercises might help. Suggest seeing ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
For whom?: A brachial plexus injury in an adult or in a newborn after delivery? Consider re-phrasing your question with that specified.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
EMG/NCS: Electromyography combined with a nerve conduction study is the standard of care test for a brachial plexus injury. However, the test may not abnormal ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes it is possible: Mnor sprain of the nerve could heal and get back to normal.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Brachial plexus: Mostly relates to baby inability to grasp and holds objects. It is rarely permanent and could relate to trauma during negotiation of birth canal. Rar ... Read More

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