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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We present a case of 60 year old male with eventration of left hemidiaphragm with chronic intermittent organo-axial gastric volvulus. Diaphragmatic eventration is congenital in nature and due to incomplete muscularisation of the diaphragm with a thin membranous sheet replacing normal diaphragmatic muscle.

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Consent Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and accompanying images. Eventration is a congenital anomaly of the diaphragm characterized by muscular aplasia and subsequent abnormal elevation of an intact hemidiaphragm. Abstract Background Evenrtation of diaphragm associated with gastric volvulus is an uncommon condition. Open in a separate window.

Eventration of diaphragm with gastric volvulus: a case report

Round pneumonia Round pneumonia. Few case reports have shown that delayed onset of secondary gastric volvulus associated with congenital diaphragmatic eventration is also possible. Ecentration occurs almost exclusively on the left side, a point that may be of value in its differentiation from diaphragmatic paralysis.


There was a past history of episodes of upper abdominal discomfort, early satiety off and on for which he took symptomatic treatment. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer.

You can move this window by clicking on the headline. Symptomatic gastric volvulus associated with diaphragmatic eventration is a surgical emergency and always requires surgical repair. A diagnosis of total eventration of left hemidiaphragm with chronic intermittent gastric volvulus was made. The patient had history of cough with evehtration off and on, for last 5 years. Elevation of the affected portion of the diaphragm is usually seen as a dixphragmatique hump, while the remainder of the hemidiaphragm contour is normal.

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. On examination, vitals were stable. The long term results of diaphragmatic plication. Primary gastric volvulus, making up one third of cases, occurs when the stabilizing ligaments are too lax as a result of congenital or acquired causes.


Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and accompanying images. A copy of the written consent is available for review by the Editor-in-Chief of this journal.

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Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy as a treatment eventgation chronic gastric volvulus. Two main indications have been validated: Traumatic eventration of diaphragm complicated by mesenteroaxial volvulus of the stomach.

Cases and figures Imaging differential diagnosis. Acute volvulus of stomach. The owners of this website hereby guarantee to respect the legal confidentiality conditions, applicable diaphragmatiquue France, and not to disclose this data to third parties.

Functional improvements after retensioning for most patients with excellent long-term results validate this procedure for symptomatic patients. Pathologically, a totally eventrated hemidiaphragm consists of a thin membranous daiphragmatique attached peripherally to normal muscle at points of origin from the rib cage.

Mordant aA. Morbidity and mortality rates diaohragmatique diaphragm plication are very low, more due to the patient’s general condition than to surgery itself.