Diaphragmatic eventration refers to an abnormal contour of the diaphragmatic dome. It typically affects only a segment of the hemidiaphragm, compared to. If you would like to request permissions directly from Taylor & Francis, please complete and submit a Permissions form. For more information. La morbi-mortalité de la plicature diaphragmatique est très faible, davantage liée aux Mots clés: Paralysie diaphragmatique, Éventration diaphragmatique.

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Translation of “éventration diaphragmatique” in English

Two main indications have diaphragmatiqeu validated: Dysfonctions et paralysies diaphragmatiques: Cases and figures Imaging differential diagnosis. Gastric volvulus was first described by Berti in diaphragmatiuqe a female autopsied patient, and the first operation was performed by Berg in The frontal X-ray may show a ‘double’ diaphragmatic contour, which is easily confirmed on the lateral projection.

Abstract Background Eventration of diaphragm associated with gastric volvulus is an uncommon condition. Mordant aA. The diagnosis of diaphragmatic eventration associated with gastric volvulus is usually straight forward and can be established by history and, in most cases, by routine chest X-rays and either upper GI series or CT scan. Some patients with diaphragm paralyses from central origins become permanently dependent on mechanical ventilation whereas their lungs, muscles and nerves are intact.

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Eventration of diaphragm with gastric volvulus: a case report

Thank you for updating your details. Edit article Share article View revision history. If you want to subscribe to this journal, see our rates You can purchase this item in Pay Per View: This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Postoperatively the patient’s symptoms improved. For either central or peripheral diaphragm dysfunctions, a successful surgical treatment lies on a strict preoperative selection of patients.


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Pathology Radiographic features Differential diagnosis References Images: Pricopi aP. Chest roentgenogram revealing an elevated left hemidiaphragm and a shift of the lower mediastinum to right. Log in Sign up. The surgical procedure may be proposed only when the diaphragm dysfunction is permanent and irreversible.

Gastrointestinal GI symptoms may even predominate when diaphragatique to volvulus of the stomach with intermittent or complete outlet obstruction. Round pneumonia Round pneumonia. A combined organo-axial and mesenteroaxial rotation is the least common type. Traumatic eventration of diaphragm complicated by mesenteroaxial volvulus of the stomach. From physiology to surgery.

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In patients selected by rigorous neuromuscular tests, a phrenic pacing may be proposed to wean them from respirator. Combined endoscopic and laparoscopic management of chronic gastric volvulus. Absence or weakness of these anatomic anchors results in the mobility of the stomach within the wide subdiaphragmatic space and potential for gastric volvulus. It usually remains asymptomatic in early life and presents later with respiratory and occasionally gastrointestinal complications.


Diaphragmatic eventration in the adult: The abnormally wide subdiaphragmatic space provides the potential for abnormal rotation evenrration stomach around itself. Outline Masquer le plan. There was a past history of episodes of upper abdominal discomfort, early satiety off and on for which he took symptomatic treatment.

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Consent Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and accompanying images. Symptomatic gastric volvulus associated with diaphragmatic eventration is diwphragmatique surgical emergency and always requires surgical repair. Background 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 [ 1 ].

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