[Anatomy] The Upper Limb quizzes – Part 5 (18 questions)

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A patient has been thrown from a motorcycle, landing on the shoulder such that the neck and shoulder are widely separated. You suspect an upper brachial plexus injury. What signs do you expect?

In an upper brachial plexus injury causing Erb-Duchenne palsy, one would expect damage to C5–C6, resulting in “waiter’s tip position” (adducted shoulder, medially rotated arm, and extended elbow). This results from paralysis of the deltoid, biceps, brachialis, and brachioradialis. The lateral aspect of the upper limb also experiences loss of sensation

[Anatomy] The Upper Limb quizzes – Part 5 (18 questions)
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