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Neonatal brachial plexus injury with diaphragmatic eventration

 Department of Paediatric Surgery. IGICH, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Jayalaxmi S Aihole,
Department of Paediatric Surgery. IGICH, Bengaluru, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/ijssr.ijssr_5_17

Our case report describes obstetric right brachial plexus injury leading to Erb's palsy and Klumpke's palsy with ipsilateral paralysis of diaphragm in a 9-month-old baby without Horner's syndrome. The baby required initial right brachial plexus root exploration and nerve grafts, later requiring surgical plication of diaphragm. Now, the baby is free of bronchopneumonia and is in recovering phase of upper limb motor and sensory function.

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