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Causes of Brachial Plexus Injury

List of causes of Brachial Plexus Injury

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Brachial Plexus Injury) that could possibly cause Brachial Plexus Injury includes:

  • Childbirth injury - it is common to damage the brachial plexus from shoulder impacts during birth.

Brachial Plexus Injury: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Brachial Plexus Injury, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Brachial Plexus Injury:

Brachial Plexus Injury: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Brachial Plexus Injury: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Brachial Plexus Injury:

  • Neuropraxia Brachial Plexus Injury - (Stretch Brachial Plexus Injury) most common; nerve damaged but not torn.
  • Avulsion Brachial Plexus Injury - most severe; nerve torn from the spine
  • Rupture Brachial Plexus Injury - nerve torn but not at the spine
  • Neuroma Brachial Plexus Injury - nerve has partially healed with scar tissue damage.
  • more types...»

Causes of Broader Categories of Brachial Plexus Injury: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Brachial Plexus Injury as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Brachial Plexus Injury as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Brachial Plexus Injury. Our database lists the following as having Brachial Plexus Injury as a complication of that condition:

Related information on causes of Brachial Plexus Injury:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Brachial Plexus Injury may be found in:


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