Unilateral phrenic nerve paralysis from cutting down a christmas tree

Roger H. Tiede, James R. Hover, Scott F. Davies

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Abstract

Stretch injury to the phrenic nerve is an unusual cause of unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis. In this case the injury occurred while the patient was lying on the ground and cutting down a Christmas tree with a hand saw.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1161-1163
Number of pages3
JournalSouthern Medical Journal
Volume87
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1994

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