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Prognosis of Brachial Plexus Injury

Prognosis of Brachial Plexus Injury: Good for neuropraxia (90-100% recovery); avulsion and rupture require prompt surgery for recovery. ...see also Overview of Brachial Plexus Injury

Prognosis for Brachial Plexus Injury: The site and type of brachial plexus injury determine the prognosis. For avulsion and rupture injuries there is no potential for recovery unless surgical reconnection is made in a timely manner. For neuroma and neuropraxia injuries the potential for recovery varies. Most patients with neuropraxia injuries recover spontaneously with a 90-100% return of function. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Brachial Plexus Injuries Information Page: NINDS) ...see also Overview of Brachial Plexus Injury

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The 'prognosis' of Brachial Plexus Injury usually refers to the likely outcome of Brachial Plexus Injury. The prognosis of Brachial Plexus Injury may include the duration of Brachial Plexus Injury, chances of complications of Brachial Plexus Injury, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Brachial Plexus Injury, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Brachial Plexus Injury. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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