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eventration

 [e″ven-tra´shun]
1. herniation of the intestines; see hernia.
2. removal of the abdominal viscera.
eventration of the diaphragm (diaphragmatic eventration) elevation of the dome of the diaphragm into the thoracic cavity, usually due to phrenic nerve paralysis.

e·ven·tra·tion

(ē-ven-trā'shŭn),
1. Protrusion of omentum and/or intestine through a defect or weakness in the abdominal wall while the skin remains intact. Synonym(s): evisceration (4)
2. Removal of the contents of the abdominal cavity.
[L. e, out, + venter, belly]

eventration

/even·tra·tion/ (e″ven-tra´shun)
1. herniation of intestines; see hernia.
2. evisceration (1).

diaphragmatic eventration  a congenital anomaly characterized by failure of muscular development of part or all of one (or occasionally both) hemidiaphragms, resulting in superior displacement of abdominal viscera and altered lung development.

eventration

[ē′vəntrā′shən]
the protrusion of the intestines from the abdomen.

e·ven·tra·tion

(ē'ven-trā'shŭn)
1. Protrusion of omentum and/or intestine through an opening in the abdominal wall.
Synonym(s): evisceration (2) .
2. Removal of the contents of the abdominal cavity.
[L. e, out, + venter, belly]

eventration

1. protrusion of the bowels through the abdomen.
2. removal of the abdominal viscera.

diaphragmatic eventration
elevation of the dome of the diaphragm into the thoracic cavity, usually due to phrenic nerve paralysis.
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2 We herein report a rare case of intra- thoracic kidney which was accompanied by diaphragm eventration.
Diaphragmatic eventration in infancy and childhood.
DISCUSSION: Eventration of diaphragm is a rare condition in which there is thinning of the muscle fibres with only fibrous tissue left, leading to elevation of entire or part of the diaphragm.
Chest radiograph (Figures 1) demonstrated a markedly elevated right hemi-diaphragm with possible eventration and right lower lobe atelectasis.
COSTA & COSTA (2001) cite the mechanical eventration process as of paramount importance to the chicken industries, due to the large number of animals slaughtered every day and a system collapse which makes regulation of equipment a constant necessity.
Diaphragmatic eventration in infants and children: Is conservative treatment justified?
MATERIALS AND METHODS: 25 children of Paediatric age group ranging from 1 day to 5 years with diagnosis of Congenital Diaphragmatic Defects comprising Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia and Diaphragmatic Eventration are taken up for study.
Congenital umbilical defect with visceral eventration In a buffalo calf--A case report.
In diaphragmatic eventration, permanent elevation of an immobile hemidiaphragm occurs in which peripheral muscular attachment is normal with no interruption in peritoneal or pleural layers.
Procurement Surgical Suture, Priest, According to Tender Specifications Nets Eventration
A diagnosis of diaphragmatic eventration (DE) was made.
In children it is said to occur with congenital defect such as the foramen of Bochdalek or eventration.