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Fig. 6 | Egyptian Journal of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Fig. 6

From: Diagnostic accuracy of the trans-abdominal ultrasound in the assessment of dysfunctional hemidiaphragm due to non-pulmonic etiology

Fig. 6

ad CT and US images for a 6-year-old female patient presented with elevated right copula of the diaphragm that was discovered accidentally on chest CT. a Coronal formatted CT of chest (lung window) showing an elevated right diaphragmatic copula (open white arrow) with no mediastinal shift. b An US image—intercostal view—showing abnormal focal bulge of the anteromedial aspect of the right hemidiaphragm (open white arrow) with no defect detected. c US image using superficial probe through an intercostal view showing abnormal focal thinning out of the right hemidiaphragm (1.7 mm between the red dots) with a thickening fraction 22%. d US image in intercostal view showing limited diaphragmatic movements in normal breathing = 0.8 cm, deep breathing = 1.8 cm, and in sniff test = 1 cm between the red dots in d; these findings were relevant to a right hemidiaphragmatic eventration (a dromedary hump) with weakness

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