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for Brachial Plexus Injury (Erb's palsy)

   
Brachial Plexus Injury (Erb's palsy)
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Document onset, severity and location of pain or weakness, radicular distribution if present, history of birth trauma/dystocia and previous treatments.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit MRI of Cervical spine
EMG/Nerve conduction study
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Brachial Plexus Palsy
Appointment Timeframe Please complete Consult Request form and fax to 734-615-3722.
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Patients should hand carry non-UMHS films or CD's to appointment.
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patients: 734-936-5062
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Brachial Plexus Program Faculty
Revised on: 01/28/2011
 
    The Pediatric Neurosurgery Service can be reached via M-LINE at 1-800-962-3555. Ask to be connected to our offices, to the pediatric neurosurgeon on-call, or to a specific surgeon (Dr. Muraszko, Dr. Garton, Dr. Maher). Office voicemail is checked frequently and calls are returned within one hour during normal business hours. Calls outside of business hours are referred to the neurosurgery resident on call.