Incidence and prognosis of neonatal brachial plexus palsy with and without clavicle fractures.

@article{Wall2014IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and prognosis of neonatal brachial plexus palsy with and without clavicle fractures.},
  author={Lindley B. Wall and Janith K Mills and Kenneth J. Leveno and Gregory Jackson and Lesley C Wheeler and Scott N Oishi and Marybeth Ezaki},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={123 6},
  pages={1288-93}
}
OBJECTIVE To report the incidence of neonatal brachial plexus palsy with and without ipsilateral clavicle fracture in a population of newborns and to compare the prognosis between these subgroups. METHODS This was a retrospective review of 3,739 clavicle fractures and 1,291 brachial plexus palsies in neonates over a 24-year period from a geographically defined health care system with reference to county-wide population data. RESULTS A referral clinic for children with brachial plexus… CONTINUE READING
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