Diaphragmatic eventration

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


Low speed car accident.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Smooth central hump in the contour of the right hemidiaphragm with normal appearance of the remainder of the diaphragm. The pulmonary venous congestion and cardiomediastinal contour are normal for the supine positioning.  

Case Discussion

Typical appearance of right diaphragmatic eventration which is a normal anatomical variant. 

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Case information

rID: 45106
Published: 15th May 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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