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Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 137–139 | Cite as

Phrenic nerve palsy in a patient of Churg Strauss syndrome and mononeuritis multiplex

  • Aman Sharma
  • Pradeep Bambery
  • Suryanarayana Bettadapura Shamanna
  • Ajay Wanchu
  • Surjit Singh
Case Report

Abstract

Neurological manifestations like mononeuritis multiplex are seen commonly in patients with Churg Strauss syndrome. Cranial nerve involvement and central nervous system involvement are also reported, although infrequently. Phrenic nerve involvement has not been reported so far. We report a patient with Churg Strauss syndrome who presented with mononeuritis multiplex and developed left-sided phrenic nerve palsy subsequently.

Keywords

Churg Strauss syndrome Mononeuritis multiplex Phrenic nerve palsy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aman Sharma
    • 1
  • Pradeep Bambery
    • 1
  • Suryanarayana Bettadapura Shamanna
    • 1
  • Ajay Wanchu
    • 1
  • Surjit Singh
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicinePost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchChandigarhIndia

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