Eventration of the diaphragm due to phrenic nerve injury caused by intercostal drainage

A. Ayalon, H. Anner, M. Moghilner, M. Schiller*

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Abstract

Acquired eventration of the diaphragm is caused by injury to the phrenic nerve with resultant paralysis and elevation of the entire diaphragm. In this reported case, damage to the phrenic nerve was caused by an intercoastal drain. This has not been previously reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)473-474
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1979

Keywords

  • Eventration of the diaphragm
  • phrenic nerve injury

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