IV. Radiology: Ultrasound or Fluoroscopy of diaphragm
Diaphragm elevated on affected side
Affected diaphragm moves upward with inspiration
Pulmonary toilet while resolving
Phrenic nerve pacing
Resolves over 1 to 3 months
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