CHARLES H. SCHEIFLEY; MILTON S. SASLAW
As early as 1832 a report on "diaphragmatic convulsion" was described by Merat.1 Since that time there have been a considerable number of cases of spasm of the diaphragm reported in the literature. None of these was verified by roentgenograms or fluoroscopy. In 1916, two cases were described by Simonin and Chavigny,4 one associated with tuberculosis and the other following trauma of the chest. These were proved by fluoroscopy. Since that date a small number of cases have been described which were verified by fluoroscopic examination. Most of these were apparently sequelae of encephalitis.8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 17,
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SCHEIFLEY CH, SASLAW MS. DIAPHRAGMATIC SPASM ASSOCIATED WITH RECURRENT LEFT PNEUMOTHORAX(DIAPHRAGMATIC SPASM ASSOCIATED WITH RECURRENT LEFT PNEUMOTHORAX*). Ann Intern Med. 1947;26:129–133. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-26-1-129
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;26(1):129-133.
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