Chronic Diaphragmatic Impairment with Kyphosis: Yielding to Pressure.
|Sacha Bhinder1 and William Cherniak2*|
|1Rouge Valley Health System, Centenary Site, Canada|
|2Health Medical and Dental,Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada|
|Corresponding Author :||William Cherniak
Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Toronto, Canada
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|Received May 19, 2015; Accepted May 27, 2015; Published May 29, 2015|
|Citation: Bhinder S, Cherniak W (2015) Chronic Diaphragmatic Impairment with Kyphosis: Yielding to Pressure. J Clin Case Rep 5:i111. doi:10.4172/2165-7920.1000i111|
|Copyright: © 2015 Bhinder S, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.|
A 90 year-old patient with a clinical diagnosis of COPD presented to an urban Canadian emergency department with a complaint of progressive dyspnea for two years despite multiple courses of bronchodilator, antibiotic, and prednisone therapy. Prior chest imaging had not been performed.