Klumpke's paralysis

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Klump·​ke's paralysis | \ ˈklümp-kēz- How to pronounce Klumpke's paralysis (audio) \

Medical Definition of Klumpke's paralysis

: atrophic paralysis of the forearm and the hand due to injury to the eighth cervical and first thoracic nerves

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