Phrenic nerve palsy

Case contributed by Hani Makky Al Salam

Presentation

Status post left brachial plexus injury repair

Patient Data

Age: 5 months
Gender: Female
Fluoroscopy

Paradoxical movement of left hemidiaphragm indicating left phrenic nerve palsy.

ultrasound

Paradoxical movement of left hemidiaphragm.

Case Discussion

Paradoxical movement of left hemidiaphragm indicating left phrenic nerve palsy on fluoroscopy which has been confirmed with ultrasound.

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