Brachial plexus avulsion injury

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha

Presentation

Road traffic accident. Shooting pain in left arm, with involuntary movements

Patient Data

Age: 23
Gender: Male
MRI

Pseudomeningocele is seen adjacent to left C6 nerve root with laxity of medial cord of brachial plexus. Brachial plexus avulsion injury was suggested.

Case Discussion

Patient was operated and findings were confirmed intra-operatively. However, patient could not improved after surgery.

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Case information

rID: 17901
Case created: 23rd May 2012
Last edited: 7th Apr 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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