Erb's palsy


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Related to Erb's palsy: cerebral palsy, Klumpke's palsy
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Noun1.Erb's palsy - paralysis of the arm resulting from injury to the brachial plexus (usually during childbirth)
palsy, paralysis - loss of the ability to move a body part
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Prof Siobhan Quenby, of Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick and UHCW NHS Trust, said: "As well as being extremely traumatic and painful for the mother it can cause children to be born with conditions such as Erb's palsy, which is caused by damage to nerves in the neck during birth.
Erb's palsy means his right arm is shorter and partially paralysed.
But the pain endured was nothing compared to what the family went through when his daughter Harriet was diagnosed with Erb's palsy - a birthing injury that causes paralysis.
She sustained a brachial plexus injury to the posterior shoulder with permanent nerve root damage and Erb's palsy.
Cerebral Palsy and Erb's Palsy can be caused by difficulties during labour - conditions which would have life changing consequences for your child.
Paul Dodds, from Consett, County Durham, will take part in the 174-mile Hadrian's Way coast to coast bike ride with his son Troy, who suffers from Erb's Palsy.
The most common complication reported with SD was Erb's palsy.
Hence the spectrum of clinical manifestations produced by upper trunk injury in the present case will be entirely different from the classic Erb's palsy and may mislead the clinicians.
She said her inspiration had come from her cousin Dani Roberts, 16, of Great Barr, who suffers from Erb's Palsy, leaving her left arm paralysed.
Charlie Machin, aged 19, from West Bromwich, said her inspiration had been her cousin Dani Roberts, 16, who suffers from Erb's Palsy, which has left one of her arms paralysed.
The one-minute Apgar score and frequencies of hypoglycemia, respiratory distress, Erb's palsy, shoulder dystocia, congenital anomalies, and mortality were not significantly different between neonates of GDM and non-GDM mothers.
A standardized and simple protocol to manage shoulder dystocia appears to reduce the risk of Erb's palsy," said lead investigator Dr.