Traumatic brachial plexus injury in the pediatric population

Harvey Chim, Allen Thorp Bishop, Robert J. Spinner, Alexander Yong-Shik Shin

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Abstract

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
Pages683-709
Number of pages27
ISBN (Print)9781461485155, 9781461485131
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Chim, H., Bishop, A. T., Spinner, R. J., & Shin, A. Y-S. (2015). Traumatic brachial plexus injury in the pediatric population. In The Pediatric Upper Extremity (pp. 683-709). Springer New York. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8515-5_31