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How often are an obstetric brachial plexus injury ( erbs palsy ) permanent?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: 0.5-1.6%.
Overall incidence of congenital permanent brachial plexus injury is 0.
04-0.2% of us live births. If you have shoulder dystocia, permanent injury to the brachial plexus is anticipated in 0.5-1.6% of cases.

In brief: 0.5-1.6%.
Overall incidence of congenital permanent brachial plexus injury is 0.
04-0.2% of us live births. If you have shoulder dystocia, permanent injury to the brachial plexus is anticipated in 0.5-1.6% of cases.
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