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Can unexplained arm paralysis be caused by erb palsy?

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Dr. Atif Haque
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 19 years experience
Erb's palsy: This refers to an injury of the upper part of the brachial plexus, which results in problems with the fifth and sixth nerve roots in the neck. Most commonly, this occurs after birth trauma or motorcycle accidents.
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