klumpke's paralysis

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Klumpke's paralysis Klump·ke's paralysis (klŭmp'kēz)
n.
Brachial plexus injury often caused by trauma at birth and resulting in atrophic paralysis of the forearm and small muscles of the hand. Also called Klumpke-Déjérine syndrome.

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