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Diaphragmatic paralysis following cervical chiropractic manipulation: case report and review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11171749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This case report documents an uncommon cause of bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis resulting from phrenic nerve injury during cervical chiropractic manipulation. Several months after the initial injury, our patient remains short of breath and has difficulty breathing in the supine position. Other causes of diaphragmatic paralysis and phrenic nerve injury are reviewed.
D J Schram; W Vosik; D Cantral
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  119     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  2001 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-22     Completed Date:  2001-04-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  638-40     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 67218, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Manipulation, Spinal / adverse effects*
Respiratory Paralysis / diagnosis,  etiology*

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