Publications by authors named "Idris S Gharbaoui"

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Perspectives on glenohumeral joint contractures and shoulder dysfunction in children with perinatal brachial plexus palsy.

J Hand Ther 2015 Apr-Jun;28(2):176-83; quiz 184. Epub 2014 Dec 18.

Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, 3551 N. Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA.

Shoulder joint deformities continue to be a challenging aspect of treating upper plexus lesions in children with perinatal brachial plexus palsy (PBPP). It is increasingly recognized that PBPP affects the glenohumeral joint specifically, and that abnormal scapulothoracic movements are a compensatory development. The pathophysiology and assessment of glenohumeral joint contractures, the progression of scapular dyskinesia and skeletal dysplasia, and current shoulder imaging techniques are reviewed.
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February 2016