Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 197–200 | Cite as

Congenital eventration of the diaphragm

Diagnosis by ultrasound
  • W. A. Moccia
  • J. V. Kaude
  • A. H. Felman
Originals

Abstract

Ultrasound was utilized in 3 infants to diagnose preoperatively eventration of the diaphragm. In all children the organ simulating a chest mass was the liver.

Key words

Eventration, diaphragm Chest mass Ultrasound of liver Ultrasound of chest 

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References

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    Haller JO, Schneider M, Kassner EG, Friedman AP, Waldroup LD (1980) Sonographic evaluation of the chest in infants and children. AJR 134:1019Google Scholar
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    McNamara JJ, Paulson DL, Urshel HC, Razzuk MA (1968) Eventration of the diaphragm. Surgery 64:1013Google Scholar
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    Hesselink JR, Chung KJ, Peters ME, Crummy AB (1978) Congenital partial eventration of the left diaphragm. AJR 131:417Google Scholar
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    Kangarloo H, Sample WF (1980) Ultrasound of the pediatric abdomen and pelvis. A correlative imaging approach. Year Book Medical Publishers, Chicago London, p 17–19Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. A. Moccia
    • 1
  • J. V. Kaude
    • 1
  • A. H. Felman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Florida, College of MedicineGainesvilleUSA

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