- Klumpke's paralysis
- Klump·ke's paralysis 'klümp-kēz- n atrophic paralysis of the forearm and the hand due to injury to the eighth cervical and first thoracic nervesDé·jé·rine-Klump·ke dā-zhā-rēn-klüm-kē Augusta (1859-1927)French neurologist. Déjérine-Klumpke was a specialist in the pathology of the nervous system. With her husband, neurologist Joseph Jules Déjérine (1849-1917), she did research on the anatomy of the nerve centers. After his death she founded a neurological laboratory at the University of Paris. She published descriptions of Klumpke's paralysis in 1885 and of lead palsy in 1889.
* * *a partial paralysis of the arm caused by injury to a baby's brachial plexus during birth. This may result from an obstetric manoeuvre in which the arm is raised at the shoulder to an extreme degree, which damages the lower cervical (neck) and upper thoracic (chest) nerve roots of the spinal cord. It results in weakness and wasting of the muscles of the hand.A. Klumpke (1859-1927), French neurologist
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