South Med J. 1993 Jun; 86(6): 688-90.
Phrenic nerve palsy accompanying chiropractic manipulation of the neck.
Departments of Neurology and Medicine (Division of Pulmonary Medicine), University of Louisville School of Medicine, KY 40292.
We have described a case of bilateral diaphragmatic palsy temporally related to chiropractic manipulation of the neck. Severe orthopnea of acute onset during cervical manipulation was the main symptom.