Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 86-88

Brachial plexus injury: Following birthday bumps

Department of Orthopedics, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Jalal Mohiuddin Mohammed
Department of Orthopedics, Deccan College of Medical Sciences, P.O. Kanchanbagh, DMRL ‘X’ Road, Santhosh Nagar, Hyderabad - 500 058, Telangana
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/joas.joas_23_18

Rights and Permissions

Fractures and blunt Injuries following birthday bumps are reported in literature, but to the best of our knowledge, brachial plexus injuries following birthday bumps have not been. Reported is one such case which was managed conservatively. The neuro deficit recovered completely over the course of time. Teenagers especially college and hostel students may hide the mechanism of injury, and it may distract the physician from arriving at proper diagnosis. To avoid similar injuries in future, it needs counseling and proper adolescence care.

Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded356    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal