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Elevated diaphragm refers to the symmetrical elevation of both domes of the diaphragm.
There is some overlap with causes of an elevated hemidiaphragm.
- supine position
- poor inspiratory effort
- paralysis (i.e. bilateral phrenic nerve palsy)
- pain following abdominal surgery
- diffuse pulmonary fibrosis
- lymphangitis carcinomatosa
- disseminated lupus erythematosus
- bilateral atelectasis 2
- mass lesion
- massive ascites