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Apical Lung Hernia
Sonia L. Betancourt-Cuellar, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Cervical lung hernia
            • Definitions

              • Protrusion of upper lobe apical segment into neck through Sibson fascia (covers lung apex) defect
              • Sibson fascia = deep cervical fascia, suprapleural fascia

            IMAGING

            • General Features

              • Imaging Recommendations

                • Radiographic Findings

                  • CT Findings

                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                      PATHOLOGY

                      • General Features

                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                          • Presentation

                            • Demographics

                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                • Treatment

                                  Selected References

                                  1. Chaturvedi A et al: Imaging of thoracic hernias: types and complications. Insights Imaging. 9(6):989-1005, 2018
                                  2. Singh R et al: Adult cervical lung herniation: Importance of valsalva manoeuvre in imaging. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 28(1):134-5, 2018
                                  3. Prasad S et al: An unusual cause for neck swelling: apical lung hernia. BMJ Case Rep. 2014, 2014
                                  4. Mason K et al: Lung herniation: an unusual cause of dysphagia. Ear Nose Throat J. 92(12):561-2, 2013
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                                  KEY FACTS

                                  • Terminology

                                    • Imaging

                                      • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Synonyms

                                              • Cervical lung hernia
                                            • Definitions

                                              • Protrusion of upper lobe apical segment into neck through Sibson fascia (covers lung apex) defect
                                              • Sibson fascia = deep cervical fascia, suprapleural fascia

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                • Radiographic Findings

                                                  • CT Findings

                                                    DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                      PATHOLOGY

                                                      • General Features

                                                        • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                          CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                          • Presentation

                                                            • Demographics

                                                              • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                • Treatment

                                                                  Selected References

                                                                  1. Chaturvedi A et al: Imaging of thoracic hernias: types and complications. Insights Imaging. 9(6):989-1005, 2018
                                                                  2. Singh R et al: Adult cervical lung herniation: Importance of valsalva manoeuvre in imaging. Indian J Radiol Imaging. 28(1):134-5, 2018
                                                                  3. Prasad S et al: An unusual cause for neck swelling: apical lung hernia. BMJ Case Rep. 2014, 2014
                                                                  4. Mason K et al: Lung herniation: an unusual cause of dysphagia. Ear Nose Throat J. 92(12):561-2, 2013