Condition of the Right Arm Progressed to an Adult – Male
This exhibit depicts an age progression of a child with Erb’s Palsy to an 21 year old adult utilizing forensic aging techniques. Erb’s Palsy is a paralytic condition of the upper limb caused by injury to the brachial plexus. The advancement of his condition delineates a hypoplastic right arm with the arm held in extension, flexion contracture of the hand, and decreased hand size. Repair of internal rotation contracture of the shoulder is shown utilizing an osteotomy, metal plate, and screws.