Klumpke’s Paralysis

KLUMPKE’S PARALYSIS

Q. 1

False about Klumpke’s paralysis?

 A

Involves lower trunk of brachial plexus

 B

Due to undue abduction of shoulder

 C

Can cause Horner’s syndrome

 D

Biceps brachii is paralysed

Q. 1

False about Klumpke’s paralysis?

 A

Involves lower trunk of brachial plexus

 B

Due to undue abduction of shoulder

 C

Can cause Horner’s syndrome

 D

Biceps brachii is paralysed

Ans. D

Explanation:

In Klumpke’s paralysis, injury to lower trunk of brachial plexus due to undue abduction of shoulder.

It can cause Horner’s syndrome,

Biceps is not paralysed.


Q. 2

The following hand deformity is seen in?

 A

Ulnar nerve injury

 B

Median nerve injury

 C

Erb’s palsy

 D

Klumple’s paralysis

Q. 2

The following hand deformity is seen in?

 A

Ulnar nerve injury

 B

Median nerve injury

 C

Erb’s palsy

 D

Klumple’s paralysis

Ans. D

Explanation:

This is a case of complete claw hand (clawing of all fingers). It is seen in:

1. Median plis ulnar nerve injury

2. Klumpke’s palsy as it involves root valve of ulnar nerve & medial root of median nerve→ T1 & C8.



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