A rare complication due to Cervical spinal surgery: Bilatera
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Postoperative diaphragmatic paralysis is a rare complication following heart surgery, esophagus surgery and neck dissection. Bilateral paralysis is rare and may be result with ventilatory failure. We present a case of bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis following servical spine surgery. A 67-year-old female patient with congenital hearing impairment presented to our hospital. The patient had known hypertension. Cervical spine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) taken following her presentation with neck pain and numbness in both hands demonstrated spinal pressure at C4-5 and C5-6, and electromyography showed chronic-phase moderate-severe partial impact secondary to spinal stenosis in C8-T1 anterior root anterior horns...

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