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Brachial plexus birth palsy

Case contributed by Ammar Haouimi
Diagnosis almost certain


Monoplegia of the right upper limb since birth.

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Female

There is a right pseudomeningocele of CSF signal on all sequences at C6/C7, and C7/T1 with avulsion of the ipsilateral C7, and C8 nerve roots. The rotator cuff muscles are atrophied mainly the supraspinatus, infraspinatus and subscapularis (well-visualized on axial, and coronal sequences).

Case Discussion

Case of brachial plexus birth injury M type according to the grading of brachial plexus injuries

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