Myelographic demonstration of brachial plexus root avulsion.

@article{Mendelsohn1957MyelographicDO,
  title={Myelographic demonstration of brachial plexus root avulsion.},
  author={R. A. Mendelsohn and I. H. Weiner and J. Keegan},
  journal={Archives of Surgery},
  year={1957},
  volume={75},
  pages={102-107}
}
  • R. A. Mendelsohn, I. H. Weiner, J. Keegan
  • Published 1957
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Surgery
  • Introduction Stretch injuries to the brachial plexus with permanent residual disability are relatively infrequent. However, each case usually results in severe functional impairment for the patient and represents a difficult problem in management for the physician. Stretch injuries of the brachial plexus are classically divided into three types: Erb-Duchenne upper type, Klumpke's lower type, and the combined type. The Erb-Duchenne type, involving the fibers derived from C-5 and C-6, usually… CONTINUE READING
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