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plexus

any complex network of nerves, blood vessels, or lymphatic vessels

plexus

[′plek·səs]
(anatomy)
A network of interlacing nerves or anastomosing vessels.
(geology)
An area on a subglacial deposit that encloses a giant's kettle.

Plexus

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In context of upper trunk brachial plexus injury (Erb's paralysis) this case will not manifest characteristic (waiter' tip position) or typical (porter's tip) deformity.
The literature on predisposing factors for obstetrical brachial plexus palsy suffers from lack of precision, conflicting findings, and lack of correlation between the alleged predisposing factors and obstetrical brachial plexus palsy.
An injury to the brachial plexus ranges from mildly stretched nerves to nerves completely torn from the spinal cord.
Yet physicians continue to use them in the mistaken belief that they'll avoid both brachial plexus injuries and the litigation that so often accompanies them.
Approximately two to three of every 1,000 newborns are affected by brachial plexus birth injuries.
It is extremely gratifying to have achieved the top ranking in Plexus Plan Sponsor Group's annual trade execution evaluation once again," said Robert M.
Plexus' CEO Ben Van Bilderbeek said, "Securing a first order through our Malaysian JV represents an important milestone for Plexus, as we look to replicate in other parts of the world our historical success in the North Sea where we have proven the unique advantages of our POS-GRIP technology.
According to Plexus, the JV would benefit from IPS's regional network and relationships as the company seeks to secure local licences to distribute the POS-GRIP wellhead equipment.
Plexus said the plant was performing well, but the company needed to strategically align production with future needs.
Overall, shoulder dystocia occurs in less than 1% of births, and 5% of shoulder dystocias result in a brachial plexus injury.
Brachial plexus birth palsy is caused by stretching between the infant's head and shoulders during the birth process that occasionally (about one in 500 births) results in injures to the nerves and muscles of the hand and arm.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 13, 2016-The Plexus Groupe Acquires Illinois Insurance Services Firm