Phrenic nerve palsy

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Status post left brachial plexus injury repair

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Female
Fluoroscopy

Case Discussion

Paradoxical movement of left hemidiaphragm indicating left phrenic nerve palsy on flourscopy which has been confirmed by US.

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Case information

rID: 14392
Case created: 20th Jul 2011
Last edited: 11th Dec 2015
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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