Medical Dictionary: Dejerine-Klumpke Palsy


advertisement
Medical dictionaries: Medical dictionary, Medical malpractice dictionary, Medical Acronymns/Abbreviations
Dejerine-Klumpke Palsy: Another name for Brachial Plexus Injury.
Dejerine-Klumpke Palsy (condition): Damage to the nerves controlling the shoulder and arm (often from childbirth).

Dejerine-Klumpke Palsy: The brachial plexus is a network of nerves that conducts signals from the spine to the shoulder, arm, and hand. Brachial plexus injuries are caused by damage to those nerves. 1

More information on medical condition: Brachial Plexus Injury:



Footnotes:
1. excerpt from NINDS Brachial Plexus Injuries Information Page: NINDS

Medical Tools & Articles:


Next articles:

Medical Articles:
 
 
CureResearch.comTM Copyright © 2010 Health Grades, Inc. All rights reserved.
Home | Contents | Search | Site Map | Feedback | Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | About Us | Advertise