Phrenic nerve palsy and parsonage-turner syndrome

John A. Odell, Kathleen Kennelly, John Stauffer

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This report describes 2 symptomatic patients with phrenic nerve palsy due to Parsonage-Turner syndrome who were managed by diaphragmatic plication. The characteristics of the underlying syndrome are defined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-351
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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