paradoxic diaphragm phenomenon

par·a·dox·ic di·a·phragm phe·nom·e·non

in pyopneumothorax, hydropneumothorax, and some cases of injury, the diaphragm on the affected side rises during inspiration and falls during expiration.

par·a·dox·ic di·a·phragm phe·nom·e·non

(par'ă-doks'ik dī'ă-fram fĕ-nom'ĕ-non)
In pyopneumothorax, hydropneumothorax, and some cases of injury, the diaphragm on the affected side rises during inspiration and falls during expiration.