link
Bookmarks
Eventration and Paralysis of the Diaphragm
Siva P. Raman, MD
To access 4,300 diagnoses written by the world's leading experts in radiology, please log in or subscribe.Log inSubscribe
0
15
2
4

KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Pathology

        • Clinical Issues

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Definitions

            • Eventration: Thinning of diaphragmatic muscle, which still retains its continuity and attachments to costal margin
            • Paralysis: Properly formed diaphragm muscle that fails to contract

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Imaging Recommendations

              • Chest x-ray

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • Fluoroscopic Findings

                    • CT Findings

                      • MR Findings

                        DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                          PATHOLOGY

                          • General Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    Selected References

                                    1. Nason LK et al: Imaging of the diaphragm: anatomy and function. Radiographics. 32(2):E51-70, 2012
                                    2. Maish MS: The diaphragm. Surg Clin North Am. 90(5):955-68, 2010
                                    3. Congenital diaphragmatic eventration as a cause of anterior mediastinal mass in the children imaging modalities and literature review: Eren S, Ceviz N, Alper F. Eur J Radiol. 51(1):85-90, 2004
                                    4. The "dependent viscera" sign in CT diagnosis of blunt traumatic diaphragmatic rupture: Bergin D, Ennis R, Keogh C, Fenlon HM, Murray JG. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 177(5):1137-40, 2001
                                    5. Imaging the diaphragm and its disorders: Tarver RD, Conces DJ Jr, Cory DA, Vix VA. J Thorac Imaging. 4(1):1-18, 1989
                                    6. Congenital partial eventration of the left diaphragm: Hesselink JR, Chung KJ, Peters ME, Crummy AB. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 131(3):417-9, 1978
                                    Related Anatomy
                                    Loading...
                                    Related Differential Diagnoses
                                    Loading...
                                    References
                                    Tables

                                    Tables

                                    KEY FACTS

                                    • Terminology

                                      • Imaging

                                        • Pathology

                                          • Clinical Issues

                                            TERMINOLOGY

                                            • Definitions

                                              • Eventration: Thinning of diaphragmatic muscle, which still retains its continuity and attachments to costal margin
                                              • Paralysis: Properly formed diaphragm muscle that fails to contract

                                            IMAGING

                                            • General Features

                                              • Imaging Recommendations

                                                • Chest x-ray

                                                  • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                    • Fluoroscopic Findings

                                                      • CT Findings

                                                        • MR Findings

                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                            • General Features

                                                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                              • Presentation

                                                                • Demographics

                                                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                    • Treatment

                                                                      Selected References

                                                                      1. Nason LK et al: Imaging of the diaphragm: anatomy and function. Radiographics. 32(2):E51-70, 2012
                                                                      2. Maish MS: The diaphragm. Surg Clin North Am. 90(5):955-68, 2010
                                                                      3. Congenital diaphragmatic eventration as a cause of anterior mediastinal mass in the children imaging modalities and literature review: Eren S, Ceviz N, Alper F. Eur J Radiol. 51(1):85-90, 2004
                                                                      4. The "dependent viscera" sign in CT diagnosis of blunt traumatic diaphragmatic rupture: Bergin D, Ennis R, Keogh C, Fenlon HM, Murray JG. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 177(5):1137-40, 2001
                                                                      5. Imaging the diaphragm and its disorders: Tarver RD, Conces DJ Jr, Cory DA, Vix VA. J Thorac Imaging. 4(1):1-18, 1989
                                                                      6. Congenital partial eventration of the left diaphragm: Hesselink JR, Chung KJ, Peters ME, Crummy AB. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 131(3):417-9, 1978