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Diaphragmatic Eventration MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Diaphragmatic Eventration
Tree Number(s)
C06.198.257
C16.131.314.244
Unique ID
D003965
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003965
Scope Note
A congenital abnormality characterized by the elevation of the DIAPHRAGM dome. It is the result of a thinned diaphragmatic muscle and injured PHRENIC NERVE, allowing the intra-abdominal viscera to push the diaphragm upward against the LUNG.
Entry Term(s)
Eventration of Diaphragm
NLM Classification #
WF 800
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Diaphragmatic Eventration Preferred
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