eventration of diaphragm

eventration of diaphragm

n.
Extreme elevation of part of the diaphragm, which is usually atrophic and abnormally thin.
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Eventration of diaphragm in adults: eleven years experience.
(12.) Abraham MK, Menon SS, S BP Thoracoscopic repair of eventration of diaphragm. Indian Pediatr 2003;40:1088-9.
Patients were intubated for various reasons; causes included open decortications (20%), lung resections (18%), pleural effusions (10%), esophagectomy (11%), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) (11%), hemothorax (7%), rib fixation( 4%), chest wall resection (3%), tibial plateau leveling osteotomey (TLPO) (3%), pneumothorax (3%), diaphragmatic hernia (2%), subglottic stenosis (2%), eventration of diaphragm (2%), tracheal reconstruction (1%), carcinoma gastroesophageal junction (2%) and thymectomy (1%).
Relationship of intra-thoracic kidney with diaphragm may vary from case to case.4 Our case was accompanied by eventration of diaphragm. It is caused by insufficiency of muscle fibres due to paralysis, aplasia or atrophy in the prenatal period and it is a very rare condition.
Eventration of diaphragm. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 32, 9-10.
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.
CONCLUSIONS: We want to stress on the point that a left sided eventration of diaphragm can mimic like a cavity as seen in our case.
Traumatic eventration of diaphragm complicated by mesenteroaxial volvulus of the stomach.
Repair of diaphragmatic hernia and Plication of Eventration of diaphragm under General Anaesthesia are adopted as treatment modalities.
Left laterality is predominant in both Diaphragmatic Hernia and Eventration of Diaphragm, at a ratio of 21:4.
Eventration of diaphragm is defined as an abnormal elevation of an intact diaphragm and most often is characterized by a developmental abnormality of the diaphragm musculature.
Eventration of diaphragm with gastric volvulus: a case report.