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Unilateral radial nerve palsy in a newborn
  1. Cristian Eugen Ghinescu,
  2. Anand Nathan Kamalanathan,
  3. Colin Morgan
  1. Neonatology Department, Liverpool Womens Hospital, Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
  1. Correspondence to Colin Morgan, Crown Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L87SS, UK; colin.morgan{at}

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A male neonate, born by normal vaginal delivery, was noticed to have a right wrist drop during the first day baby check (figure 1). Wrist extension, finger extension and the palmar grasp reflex were absent on the ipsilateral side …

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