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Ulnar nerve to musculocutaneous nerve transfer in an ulnar ray-deficient infant with brachial plexus birth palsy: case report

M M Al-Qattan, A Thallaj, M M Abdelhamid
Journal of Hand Surgery 2010, 35 (9): 1432-4
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In Oberlin's nerve transfer, a fascicle of the ulnar nerve is sutured end-to-end to the branch of musculocutaneous nerve to the biceps muscle in the arm. This transfer is commonly used in adult traumatic C5-C6 avulsion injuries of the brachial plexus. We report the successful use of Oberlin nerve transfer in an ulnar ray-deficient infant with brachial plexus birth palsy.

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