A baby with an abnormal upper limb

  • SH Keah

Abstract

Baby A, a three-month-old girl was noticed to have an abnormalposture and weakness of the right upper limb shortly afterbirth. She was delivered at term via an apparently normalvaginal delivery with vertex presentation. The birth weight wasnormal (3 kg). (copied from article)

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Published
2008-09-30
How to Cite
KeahS. (2008). A baby with an abnormal upper limb. Malaysian Family Physician, 3(2), 1. Retrieved from https://www.e-mfp.org/ojs3/index.php/MFP/article/view/305
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