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Neonatal bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis caused by brain stem haemorrhage.
  1. S Blazer,
  2. J A Hemli,
  3. P O Sujov,
  4. J Braun
  1. Department of Pediatrics, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.


    We describe a neonate with severe bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis caused by haemorrhage in the lower brain stem. To our knowledge this association has not been previously reported in the English medical literature.

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