|1.||Breast Neoplasms (Breast Cancer)
|5.||Systemic Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)
|1.||Spinner, Robert J: 2 articles (11/2013 - 10/2009)|
|2.||Goenka, Anuj: 2 articles (01/2013 - 06/2011)|
|3.||Kandil, Emad: 2 articles (01/2013 - 12/2011)|
|4.||Al-Qattan, Mohammad M: 2 articles (07/2010 - 05/2002)|
|5.||Heise, Carlos O: 2 articles (03/2006 - 09/2005)|
|6.||Casey, Brian M: 1 article (08/2015)|
|7.||Tudela, Carmen M: 1 article (08/2015)|
|8.||Shivvers, Stephan A: 1 article (08/2015)|
|9.||McIntire, Donald D: 1 article (08/2015)|
|10.||Duryea, Elaine L: 1 article (08/2015)|
|1.||Glial Cell Line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF)IBA
10/01/2003 - "Local administration of GDNF in a neonatal preganglionic Erb's palsy model resulted in significant improvement in deficits on the basis of behavioral and histological evaluations."
10/01/2003 - "We sought to evaluate from a behavioral and histological viewpoint the effect of local administration of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) on neonatal preganglionic Erb's palsy in rats. "
10/01/2003 - "Local administration of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor improves behavioral and histological deficit of neonatal Erb's palsy in rats."
|2.||Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)FDA LinkGeneric
|3.||Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG)FDA Link
04/01/2003 - "High dose intravenous immune globulin in the treatment of hereditary recurrent brachial plexus neuropathy."
03/16/2005 - "We report on three patients with: 1. Multifocal motor neuropathy, 2. Multifocal sensory-motor neuropathy, and 3. Hypertrophic brachial plexopathy, who were evaluated before and 14 days after treatment with IVIg by means of clinical scales (MRC, Rankin), electrophysiological studies (ENG-EMG), and antibody (antiganglioside) determination. "
11/01/2009 - "Treatment of Fisher syndrome, polymyositis, and certain presumed autoimmune neuromuscular disorders is supported only by Class IV studies, whereas there is no convincing data to substantiate the treatment of inclusion body myopathy (IBM), idiopathic neuropathies, brachial plexopathy, or diabetic amyotrophy using IVIG. "
01/01/1999 - "Despite treatment with high doses of methylprednisolone, intravenous immunoglobulins and repeated cerebrospinal fluid drainage, both brachial plexopathy and the PTCS continued to worsen. "
|4.||Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)IBA
09/01/2005 - "Our data suggest that botulinum toxin can be useful in some children that have persistent disability secondary to obstetrical brachial plexopathy."
09/01/2005 - "Botulinum toxin for treatment of cocontractions related to obstetrical brachial plexopathy."
10/01/1997 - "Brachial plexus neuropathy after botulinum toxin injection."
07/01/1990 - "Brachial plexopathy after botulinum toxin injections."
12/01/1993 - "Brachial plexopathy after botulinum toxin administration for cervical dystonia."
|5.||Cisplatin (Platino)FDA LinkGeneric
07/01/1988 - "Brachial plexopathy after intraarterial cisplatin."
06/01/2005 - "Recently, a diffuse brachial plexopathy after interscalene blockade has been reported in a patient receiving cisplatin chemotherapy. "
01/01/1989 - "Brachial plexopathy as a complication of intraarterial cisplatin chemotherapy."
01/01/2001 - "Diffuse brachial plexopathy after interscalene blockade in a patient receiving cisplatin chemotherapy: the pharmacologic double crush syndrome."
01/01/1989 - "Although intravenous infusion of cisplatin is known to cause peripheral neuropathy and intraarterial administration has been reported to cause lumbosacral plexopathy, brachial plexopathy has not been described. "
|6.||Radiation induced brachial plexopathyIBA
12/01/1996 - "Clinical and electrophysiological findings of 47 asymptomatic females who received radiation therapy (RT) over their brachial plexus region are presented and compared with 8 radiation-induced brachial plexopathy (RBP) and 4 neoplastic brachial plexopathy (NBP) patients. "
01/01/2006 - "The risk of radiation induced brachial plexopathy was smaller than 1% using regimens with doses per fraction between 2.2 and 2.5 Gy with the total doses between 34 and 40 Gy. Surgical manipulations in the axilla and chemotherapy have to be taken into account as additional factors which may increase the risk of brachial plexopathy."
01/01/2013 - "We report the rates of radiation-induced brachial plexopathy (RIBP) and tumor-related brachial plexopathy (TRBP) and associated dosimetric parameters in apical NSCLC patients. "
|7.||Fluorodeoxyglucose F18 (Fludeoxyglucose F 18)FDA Link
|8.||Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
01/01/2008 - "The rate of Erb's palsy was 2.7% in the insulin-treated group, 2.4% in the diet-treated group, compared with 0.3% in the controls (p<0.001). "
12/01/1984 - "The incidence of birth trauma (shoulder dystocia, Erb's palsy, cephalhematoma, soft tissue injury) was 4.8% in the insulin-treated group, 13.4% in the diet-treated group, and 20.4% in the untreated group (p less than 0.05). "
09/01/1993 - "He exhibited a very rare condition, asymmetrical atraumatic brachial plexopathy, thought to result from an inflammatory cause, which not only affects the brachial, but also other plexi or individual nerves in the body and thought to be related to repeated intravenous use of heroin. "
09/01/1993 - "Atraumatic brachial plexopathy following intravenous heroin use."
03/01/1999 - "Focal rhabdomyolysis and brachial plexopathy: an association with heroin and chronic ethanol use."
|10.||Congenital Talipes EquinovarusIBA
02/01/1981 - "Where this essential muscular cooperation is lacking, hollow organs may burst and others become literally screwed up, giving rise to many similar spastic diseases such as Torticollis, Twisted ovarian cyst, Torsion of the Testis, Volvulus of the intestines, Varicose Veins, Megacolon, Aortamegaly, Scoliosis, Erb's Palsy, Peyronie's Disease, Main-en-Griffe, Undescended Foot (Pes Cavus), Talipes, Strabismus. "
05/01/1982 - "The problems presented in 53 families by the presence of handicapped children arising from cerebral palsy, poliomyelitis, Erb's palsy, talipes, arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and trauma, were studied in Benin City, Nigeria. "
04/01/2006 - "Tendon transfer improves the functional status of shoulder in late cases of Erb's Palsy with significant improvement in mallet class, cosmesis and patient satisfaction. "
02/01/2015 - "Our modified technique in tendon transfer in treatment of Erb's palsy has led to improvement in glenohumeral joint function. "
02/01/2015 - "The aim of this study was to analyse the clinical outcome of a modified Sever-L'Episcopo technique for release of contracted muscles and tendon transfer to restore function of the shoulder joint in patients with Erb's palsy. "
06/01/2010 - "This study hypothesizes that children with glenohumeral dysplasia secondary to birth brachial plexopathy treated with tendon transfer surgery at a younger age will show greater radiographic improvement than those treated at an older age. "
04/01/2006 - "The objective of this study was to analyze the functional outcome of tendon transfers performed for restoration of shoulder motion in patients with Erb's palsy. "
01/01/2014 - "The purpose of this study was to evaluate the brachial plexus (BP) dose of postmastectomy radiotherapy (PMRT) to the ipsilateral supraclavicular (ISCL) area, and report the characteristics of radiation-induced brachial plexus neuropathy (RIBPN). "
06/01/2011 - "A known complication of radiotherapy to the supraclavicular and axillary lymph nodes is brachial plexus neuropathy. "
01/01/2009 - "All departments of radiotherapy in Sweden were asked to identify women who had developed brachial plexus neuropathy (BPN). "
01/01/2007 - "Furthermore the aetiopathogenesis of brachial plexus neuropathy after radiotherapy has been discussed as well as main risk factors, symptoms of plexopathy and methods of treatment. "
01/01/2000 - "An extremely low incidence of brachial plexus neuropathy secondary to radiotherapy was reported. "
|3.||Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
01/01/1992 - "Among patients treated with a three-field technique, the incidence of brachial plexopathy was 1.3% (13/991) in patients treated with a dose to the axilla of less than or equal to 50 Gy, compared with 5.6% (7/126) in women treated with an axillary dose of greater than 50 Gy. The incidence of brachial plexopathy was 4.5% (15/330) among patients receiving chemotherapy, compared with 0.6% (5/787) when chemotherapy was not used (p less than 0.0001). "
01/01/1992 - "Brachial plexopathy was related to the use of a third field, the use of chemotherapy and the total dose to the axilla. "
12/01/2013 - "Recurrent breast carcinoma with brachial plexus involvement is often misinterpreted as a radiation- or chemotherapy-induced brachial plexopathy. "
12/01/2002 - "Metastatic involvement of brachial plexopathy is a rare condition that is often associated with advanced systemic breast cancer and the role of surgeon appears to be restricted because radio-chemotherapy is better recommended in this setting. "
01/01/1994 - "Infusion of chemotherapy agents for cancer through this catheter resulted in brachial plexopathy."
09/01/2014 - "The oblique axis was more improved in the Erb's palsy group while both big and small widths were more improved in the Erb's palsy with C7 root involvement group in patients who underwent concomitant neurotization of the suprascapular and the axillary nerves. "
06/01/2015 - "In the case of NBPP more severe than Erb palsy, nerve transfers alone are inadequate to address all of the deficits and should only be considered as adjuncts if maximal re-innervation is to be achieved. "
06/01/2015 - "Although the results contained in individual reports that use each strategy for treatment of Erb palsy are similar, comparison of nerve transfer to nerve grafting is limited by inconsistencies in outcomes reported, by multiple confounding factors, and by small numbers of patients. "
09/01/2014 - "The highest improvement was noted in scapular height in the Erb's palsy group who underwent simultaneous neurotization of the suprascapular and axillary nerves. "
09/01/1993 - "This study was designed to determine the cause of upper trunk brachial plexopathy, which is referred to as a "stinger" or a "burner." This injury often has been thought to occur secondary to traction when an athlete sustains a lateral flexion injury of the neck. "
10/01/2010 - "Erb's palsy occurs in neonates following traumatic delivery, where excessive traction on the neck stretches these nerve roots. "
12/01/2006 - "Impending brachial plexopathy was most commonly noted immediately following shoulder taping and the application of counter-traction. "
08/01/2005 - "To determine whether there is direct evidence that Erb's palsy is caused by clinician-applied excessive lateral traction on the fetal head and neck, a literature review was performed. "
05/01/1997 - "Permanent Erb palsy: a traction related injury?"