Focal diaphragmatic eventration

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Lower chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Several nodular opacities are seen in both lungs measuring less than 18 mm. Central cavitation is noted within the most of them. There is also focal bulge on the posterior aspect of right hemidiaphragm containing part of the liver. No diaphragmatic rupture or defect is noted.

Case Discussion

Features on CT scan are compatible with focal eventration of the right hemidiaphragm. 

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Case information

rID: 83144
Published: 17th Oct 2020
Last edited: 17th Oct 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center