what is Klumpke’s palsy? definition, Root involving

Klumpke’s palsy

Klumpke’s palsy is an injury to the lower part of the brachial plexus that affects the lower portion of the brachial plexus nerves of newborn babies

Klumpke’s palsy is caused by the direct injury to the upper part of shoulder under separation of the unilateral of the thorax. The most commonly root involving in the Klumpke’s palsy is eighth cervical nerve (C8) and first thoracic (T1) nerves. This injury can occur during Childbirth process, it’s as seen as birth injury (shoulder dislocation).

In Klumpke’s palsy Main deformity is called “claw hand”, and assisting is “horner synderom” due to the small tenous injury to the sympathetic chin from ganglion, situated just behind the lower part of the brachial plexus Nerves.


Author: Dr. vivek saini

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