BRACHIAL PLEXUS PALSY SECONDARY TO STRESS FRACTURE OF THE FIRST RIB: CASE REPORT

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Abstract

An extremely rare case of brachial plexus palsy from a stress fracture of the first rib is reported. The palsy was caused by pressure exerted by excessive callus formation following nonunion. Conservative treatment was unsuccessful, but surgical decompression led to complete resolution of symptoms.

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