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Descriptor English:   Diaphragmatic Eventration 
Descriptor Spanish:   Eventración Diafragmática 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Eventração Diafragmática 
Synonyms English:   Diaphragm Eventration
Eventration of Diaphragm
Eventration, Diaphragmatic  
Tree Number:   C06.198.257
Definition English:   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. 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   3992 
Unique Identifier:   D003965 

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