Isolated diaphragm weakness and the diagnostic value of phrenic nerve stimulation
Isolated diaphragm weakness and the diagnostic value of phrenic nerve stimulation.
Respirology Case Reports, 10 (5).
Acute onset, atraumatic, bilateral diaphragm paralysis due to isolated bilateral phrenic neuropathy is uncommon. Respiratory physicians should be alert to this disorder because it is associated with considerable morbidity and diagnosis is often delayed. These case reports highlight important aspects of the presentation, investigations and management of this disorder
diaphragm, magnetic stimulation, orthopnoea, phrenic nerve