Neurologic birth trauma. Intracranial, spinal cord, and brachial plexus injury

Clin Perinatol. 1997 Dec;24(4):845-57.


The variety of perinatal neurologic injuries described in this article suggests that any region of the central or peripheral nervous system may be affected by the birth process. Fortunately, these injuries are infrequent and, in many instances, resolve without any intervention.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Birth Injuries*
  • Brachial Plexus / injuries*
  • Craniocerebral Trauma / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Spinal Cord Injuries / diagnosis
  • Spinal Cord Injuries / etiology*