Flashcards in Diaphragm & Chest Wall Diseases Deck (12):
Unilateral diaphragmatic paralysis usually results from what?
Pulmonic neoplasm to phrenic nerve
What is M/C/C of bilateral diaphragmatic paralysis?
Spinal cord injury
Totally eventrated hemi-diaphragm is usually on which side?
Partially eventrated hemi-diaphragm is usually on which side?
What are 3 common causes for hiatal hernia?
c) Congenital weakness of esophageal hiatus
What is the M/C primary benign tumor of the diaphragm?
What is the M/C primary malignant tumor of the diaphragm?
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
What are the causes for superior notching?
- Osteogenesis imperfecta
Which rib is M/C involved in Tietze's syndrome?
What chest wall deformities do Marfan patient's get?
Pectus excavatum & pectus carinatum