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Diaphragmatic Eventration

"Diaphragmatic Eventration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Diaphragmatic Eventration" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Diaphragmatic Eventration" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 4 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1991 and 1992 and 2008 and 2010
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