Shoulder contracture and osseous deformity in obstetrical brachial plexus injuries.

@article{Hoeksma2003ShoulderCA,
  title={Shoulder contracture and osseous deformity in obstetrical brachial plexus injuries.},
  author={Agnes F Hoeksma and Anne Marie ter Steeg and Piet F. Dijkstra and Rob G. H. H. Nelissen and A M E H Beelen and Bareld A de Jong},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2003},
  volume={85-A 2},
  pages={316-22}
}
BACKGROUND The purposes of this study were to determine the prevalence of and the association between shoulder contracture and osseous deformity in a cohort of children with an obstetrical brachial plexus injury and to identify the risk factors for these complications. METHODS In a retrospective cohort study, all children with an obstetrical brachial plexus injury who had been born between January 1991 and January 1998 at one academic medical center and all those with the same diagnosis who… CONTINUE READING

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