Injury to the phrenic nerve can paralyze the diaphragm and have a serious impact on the regulation of breathing, such as difficulty during inhalation, according to the UCLA Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. T... More »

Symptoms associated with brachial plexus nerve injury differ depending upon the severity of the injury, notes Mayo Clinic. Symptoms of less severe injuries include numbness, weakness and burning sensation in the arm. Ext... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The symptoms of a diaphragm spasm include making a sudden gasping sound known as hiccuping and a slight tightening of the chest and throat just prior to making the characteristic hiccup sound. When the diaphragm spasms, ... More »

Fast breathing, chest pain, difficulty in breathing, coughing up mucus and fever are several symptoms of bronchopneumonia, according to Healthline. Other symptoms include fatigue, muscle aches, headache, chills and sweat... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The phrenic nerve controls the diaphragm, a muscle located under the lungs. The phrenic nerve signals the diaphragm muscle to contract when a person is about to inhale. When the diaphragm muscle contracts, it moves downw... More »

Some of the symptoms of radon gas exposure include a persistent cough that does not improve, coughing up blood, hoarseness, difficulty breathing, and wheezing. Resembling lung cancer, chest pains and recurring bronchitis... More »

Some symptoms of a diaphragmatic hernia in adults include difficulty breathing, skin discoloration, rapid pulse rate, rapid breathing, absent breath sounds, bowel sounds in the chest and less full abdomen, notes Healthli... More »