Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1973;16(11):854-857.
Published online November 30, 1973.
A Case Report of Unilateral Paralysis of the Diaphragm with Clavicular Fracture in the Newborn Infant
In Soo Choi, Jung Kil Lee, Yong II Lee, Sung Woo Shin
Department of Pediatrics, Han-Il Hospital
一側性 橫隔膜麻痺의 1 例
崔仁洙, 李貞吉, 李庸一, 申星雨
韓一病院小兒科
Abstract
A male newborn infant, born from normal vaginal delivery without dystocia, had rapid shallow respiration, moderate degree of cyanosis and dyspnea soon after birth. Clinical symptoms did not improve in spite of highly humidified oxygenated air inhalation with incubator care. Roentgenologic study on second day after birth showed moderately elevated right side diaphragm, hazy density in right lung field and right clavicular fracture. Fluoroscopic examination of the chest revealed characteristic paradoxical movement (see-saw movement) of diaphragm. He was disharged on the 14 th day after birth without improvement.




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