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Klumpke's Palsy (Dejerine-Klumpke Palsy) and Injury to the Brachial Plexus Affecting Roots from C7, C8 and T1

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Klumpke's palsy (Dejerine-Klumpke palsy) is caused by a sudden injury to the roots of C7, C8 and T1. This results in a lower motor neuron injury affecting certain muscles in the upper extremity.

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