A case of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy with reversible alternating diaphragmatic paralysis: case study
AuthorHaji, K; Butler, E; Royse, C
Source TitleCritical Ultrasound Journal
AffiliationMedicine Dentistry & Health Sciences
Document TypeJournal Article
CitationsHaji, K., Butler, E. & Royse, C. (2015). A case of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy with reversible alternating diaphragmatic paralysis: case study. CRITICAL ULTRASOUND JOURNAL, 7 (1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13089-015-0033-5.
Access StatusOpen Access
Respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation has been reported in patients with bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis due to CIDP. We report a case of CIDP that progressed to respiratory failure with normal chest radiography despite unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis. This manifestation would have been missed if ultrasound was not employed.
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