Items tagged “diaphragm”

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Bochdalek hernia

A Bochdalek hernia is a form of congenital diaphragmatic hernia. They occur posteriorly and are due to a defect in the posterior attachment of the diaphragm when there is a failure of pleuroperitoneal membrane closure in utero. Retroperitoneal structures may prolapse through the defect, e.g. ret...
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Aortic hiatus

The aortic hiatus is one the three major apertures through the diaphragm and lies at the level of T12. Strictly speaking, it is not a real aperture in the diaphragm, but an osseoaponeurotic opening between it and the vertebral column.  The hiatus is situated slightly to the left of the midline ...
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 11 Jun 2009
85% complete
X-ray
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Morgagni hernia

Morgagni hernia
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 Jan 2010
79% complete
X-ray
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Phrenic nerve palsy and metastases

Phrenic nerve pal...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 10 Feb 2010
62% complete
X-rayCT
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 22 Feb 2010
60% complete
X-ray
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Congenital diaphr...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 13 Mar 2010
50% complete
X-ray
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Normal position of diaphragms on chest radiography

As a result of the heart and sub-diaphragmatic organs, the hemidiaphragms are not at the same level on frontal erect inspiratory chest radiographs, but are usually within one rib intercostal space height (~2 cm) of each other. The left hemidiaphragm is usually lower than the right.  If the left...
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Large hepatocellular carcinoma with elevation of the right hemidiaphragm

Elevation of the ...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Donna D'Souza
Published 19 Mar 2010
39% complete
X-rayCT
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Diaphragmatic hernia, chronic gastric valvulus and aortic arch aneurysm

Diaphragmatic her...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 07 Apr 2010
53% complete
X-rayCT
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Coronal reformat
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 25 Apr 2010
86% complete
X-rayUltrasoundCT
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Diaphragmatic Her...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 13 Jun 2010
44% complete
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Diaphragmatic eventration

 Diagnosis almost certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
49% complete
X-rayAnnotated image
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Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia

Traumatic diaphra...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 27 Feb 2011
50% complete
X-rayCT
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Diaphragmatic rupture and hernia

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 31 Dec 2011
92% complete
X-rayCT
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Cottage loaf sign - diaphragmatic rupture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 24 Nov 2012
87% complete
CTPhoto
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Right diaphragmatic paralysis

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Guillermo Ropero Luis
Published 15 Mar 2014
60% complete
X-ray
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Sniff test

The fluoroscopic sniff test, also known as diaphragm fluoroscopy, is a quick and easy real time fluoroscopic assessment of diaphragmatic motor function (excursion). It is used most often to confirm absence of muscular contraction of the diaphragm during inspiration in patients with phrenic nerve...
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Normal sniff test

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 23 Apr 2015
60% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Abnormal sniff test

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 23 Apr 2015
79% complete
Fluoroscopy

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