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Question 1#

In obstetrical brachial plexus paralysis (OBPP):

A) Primary suture without tension is frequently possible
B) Internal neurotization should be attempted only when C5 and C6 are ruptured
C) Motion of the extremity should be started immediately after surgery to avoid stiffness
D) Babies who do not recover biceps function by the age of 3 months should be considered for immediate operation
E) Physiotherapy can be discontinued once the biceps start to flex the elbow

Correct Answer is D

Comment:

Babies who do not recover biceps function by the age of 3 months should be considered for immediate operation. 

Also note:

References:
1. Gilbert A. Primary repair of the obstetrical plexus. Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery 2005; 38(1): 34-42.