Chest radiograph of an asymptomatic patient, revealed abnormal opacity in the right lower zone.
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Anteromedial aspect of the right hemidiaphragm is elevated and has an abnormal contour. There is sharp border between the eventrated portion and the remainder of the hemidiaphragm.
No pathology is seen in the supra and infra-diaphragmatic regions.
Diaphragmatic eventration refers to congenital abnormality of the diaphragmatic contour. It typically affects only a segment of the hemidiaphragm, compared to paralysis/weakness where the entire hemidiaphragm is affected.