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eventration

(ˌiːvɛnˈtreɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol protrusion of the bowel through the abdomen
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Noun1.eventration - protrusion of the intestine through the abdominal wall
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
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e·ven·tra·tion

1. n. eventración, protrusión de contenidos abdominales a través de una abertura en la pared abdominal;
2. una hernia.
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A chest CT revealed right-sided hemopneumothorax, first and twelfth rib fractures, lung contusion, and possible right-sided diaphragmatic eventration with an elevation of the right lobe of the liver (Figure 3).
Diaphragmatic eventration (DE) is defined as the elevation of the hemidiaphragm without defects of continuity.
The differential diagnosis of right unilateral hemidiaphragm elevation includes diaphragmatic eventration, a hepatic mass, or decreased lung volume (pulmonary hypoplasia, atelectasis); however, there was no evidence of these abnormalities on examination or other imaging studies and, aside from some reports of pulmonary hypoplasia, they have not been previously reported in patients with CZS (28, 29).
There are four types of congenital diaphragmatic defects: posterolateral Bochdalek diaphragmatic hernia, Morgagni-Larrey parasternal diaphragmatic hernia, peritoneal-pericardial diaphragmatic hernia, and diaphragmatic eventration [1].
Congenital defects of the diaphragm are Bodalek hernia, Morgagni hernia, central tendo defect, and diaphragmatic eventration (1-3).
This is associated with paraesophageal hernias and diaphragmatic eventration (Senior & Hari, 2014).
Left diaphragmatic eventration diagnosed as congenital diaphragmatic hernia by prenatal sonography.
A chest x-ray showed bilaterally elevated thoracoabdominal diaphragms, caused by diaphragmatic eventration. In this condition the thin floppy diaphragm cannot tighten and pull downward enough to adequately inflate the lungs.
(5.) Kansal AP, Chopra V, Chahal AS, Grover CS, Singh H, and Kansal S.Right-sided diaphragmatic eventration: A rare entity.
In diaphragmatic eventration, permanent elevation of an immobile hemidiaphragm occurs in which peripheral muscular attachment is normal with no interruption in peritoneal or pleural layers.
Associated findings with suprahepatic gallbladders include hypoplastic right liver lobe and upward displacement of the hepatic flexure of the colon that may resemble diaphragmatic eventration. (2, 3, 5) We describe a case of an inverted liver with suprahepatic, anteriorly displaced gallbladder that resembled an eventration on chest radiograph.