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Brachial Plexus

  • Steven F. Viegas

Abstract

Brachial plexus injuries may be due to stab wounds, gunshots, or traction from motor vehicle accidents or sports injuries. Associated injuries include many types of fractures and dislocations of the shoulder girdle and neck.

Keywords

Nerve Root Brachial Plexus Axillary Nerve Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Brachial Plexus Injury 
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Recommended Reading

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven F. Viegas
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  1. 1.Division of Hand Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Texas Medical BranchGalvestonUSA

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