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Definition: 'Paradoxic Diaphragm Phenomenon'

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paradoxic diaphragm phenomenon

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. in pyopneumothorax, hydropneumothorax, and some cases of injury, the diaphragm on the affected side rises during inspiration and falls during expiration.

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