SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Pulmonary Vascular Disease I
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Diaphragmatic paralysis is a condition commonly associated with trauma, neurologic compromise, or systemic disease. Unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis (UDP) uncommonly results in respiratory symptoms and is typically found incidentally on imaging. We present an unusual case of UDP causing pulmonary hypertension with cor pulmonale and respiratory failure.