Erb's palsy is also known as Duchenne-Erb palsy, Duchenne-Erb paralysis, Erb paralysis, and Erb's palsy.
The most common type of brachial plexus injury is called Erb’s palsy. In Erb's palsy, the arm is internally rotated and hangs limply at the side. In most cases, Erb’s palsy will heal without treatment but approximately ten percent of cases will eventually need surgical attention.
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