Description: Shoulder Dystocia with Brachial Plexus Birthing Injury. This medical illustration series dramatically depicts iatrogenic injury of the brachial plexus nerves as the baby's left shoulder becomes trapped beneath the mother's pubic bone during delivery. Subsequently, the nerves of the brachial plexus are stretched and torn as the baby is pulled from the birth canal.
Last Updated: Aug 6th, 2015
Covered by one or more claims of U.S. Patent # 7,947,662 CAS# 1181972-37-1