Pseudomass of the left upper quadrant from inversion of the left hemidiaphragm: CT diagnosis
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Two cases of inversion of the left hemidiaphragm due to a large pleural effusion and presenting with dysphagia were diagnosed by computed tomographic (CT) scanning. The relationship of the dysphagia to the diaphragmatic inversion, a differential of the causes of this entity, and the role of CT in its diagnosis are discussed.
Key wordsComputed tomography Pleural effusion Inversion of diaphragm
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