Unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis following thoracic outlet surgery: A case report

Milind J. Kothari

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Abstract

In this report, a young female, who initially presented with left upper extremity pain, eventually underwent surgery for presumed thoracic outlet syndrome. Following surgery, she developed shortness of breath. Diagnostic studies revealed an elevated left hemidiaphragm secondary to injury to the phrenic nerve.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-378
Number of pages4
JournalElectromyography and Clinical Neurophysiology
Volume44
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physiology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Physiology (medical)

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