This is a case report of unilateral traumatic phrenic nerve palsy with spontaneous recovery over a period of 31 months. This adds to the literature, demonstrating that extended conservative management can lead to successful resolution even in the setting of traumatic aetiology.
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Published online: August 23, 2016
Accepted: May 29, 2016
Received: May 20, 2016
© 2016 Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.