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Flashcards in Diaphragm & Chest Wall Diseases Deck (12):
1

Unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis usually results from what?

Pulmonic neoplasm to phrenic nerve

2

What is M/C/C of bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis?

Spinal cord injury

3

Totally eventrated hemi-diaphragm is usually on which side?

Left

4

Partially eventrated hemi-diaphragm is usually on which side?

Right

5

What are 3 common causes for hiatal hernia?

a) Obesity
b) Pregnancy
c) Congenital weakness of esophageal hiatus

6

What is the M/C primary benign tumor of the diaphragm?

lipoma

7

What is the M/C primary malignant tumor of the diaphragm?

fibrosarcoma

8

What are the causes for inferior notching?

- Coarctation of aorta (M/C)
- Aortic thrombus
- Subclavian obstruction
- Pulmonary oligemia
- SVC obstruction
- Pulmonary AVM
- Chest wall AVM
- NF

9

What are the causes for superior notching?

- RA
- SLE
- Scleroderma
- Sjogren
- HPT
- NF
- Osteogenesis imperfecta
- Marfan's
- Poliomyelitis
- Progeria

10

Which rib is M/C involved in Tietze's syndrome?

2nd

11

What chest wall deformities do Marfan patient's get?

Pectus excavatum & pectus carinatum

12

Post traumatic diaphragm disruptions occur what % of time on the left?

90%