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Klump·ke's paralysis

n :  atrophic paralysis of the forearm and the hand due to injury to the eighth cervical and first thoracic nerves
Dé•jé•rine-Klump•ke, Augusta (1859-1927),
French neurologist. Déjérine-Klumpke was a specialist in the pathology of the nervous system. With her husband, neurologist Joseph Jules Déjérine (1849-1917), she did research on the anatomy of the nerve centers. After his death she founded a neurological laboratory at the University of Paris. She published descriptions of Klumpke's paralysis in 1885 and of lead palsy in 1889.

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