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Update on managing diaphragmatic rupture in blunt trauma: a review of 208 consecutive cases.
A comparison of right and left blunt traumatic diaphragmatic rupture.
Late presentation of blunt right diaphragmatic rupture.
This is a waist-like constriction of the viscera (stomach, bowel) that can be seen in diaphragmatic ruptures when there is herniation of the viscera through the defect (Figs 2 and 3).
14,18) In fact, all cases of reported thoracic splenosis have had diaphragmatic rupture as well as splenic rupture.
Strangulation: a late presentation of right-sided diaphragmatic rupture.
Christie DB 3rd, Chapman J, Wynne JL, Ashley DW: Delayed right-sided diaphragmatic rupture and chronic herniation of unusual abdominal contents.
Surgery is the mainstay in the treatment of diaphragmatic rupture.
Bedside emergency ultrasonographic diagnosis of diaphragmatic rupture in blunt abdominal trauma.
Approximately 23-73% of traumatic diaphragmatic ruptures will be detected by initial chest radiograph, with an additional 25% found with subsequent films.
In summary, though seemingly previously unrecognized, acute diaphragmatic rupture causing sudden clinical deterioration is a rare but serious complication of primary repair of large paraoesophageal hernias.
Tettey, Lawrence Sereboe and Kwabena Frimpong Boateng eComment: Spontaneous or effort diaphragmatic rupture.