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339 Possible Causes for Low Diaphragm

  • Pulmonary Bullous Emphysema

    […] is flattened and too low There are large areas of black due to bullae A large area of consolidation in the left lung is due to pneumonia « Previous Top Next »[] – infective exacerbation Hover on/off image to show/hide findings Tap on/off image to show/hide findings COPD – infective exacerbation The lungs are hyper-expanded – the diaphragm[]

  • Abdominal Bloating

    Although the cause of functional bloating remains unknown, old explanations such as a low diaphragm, exaggerated lumbar lordosis, and psychiatric problems have been disproved[] Table 1 Suggested causes of functional abdominal bloating. (1) Intra-abdominal gas (2) Fluid within the lumen of the gut (3) Feces (4) Low or inappropriately contracted diaphragm[] No treatment is of unequivocal benefit but a low FODMAPs diet, probiotics and the non-absorbable antibiotic rifaximin offer some hope.[]

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

    diaphragm, atelectasis , cystic changes.[] […] sounds; increased bronchial secretions; hyperinflation ; frequent lower respiratory infections ; delayed growth & development; cor pulmonale ; CXR shows with hyperinflation, low[]

  • Bronchiolitis

    There are no medications known that improve the outcome of infants with bronchiolitis. Studies have shown the management of bronchiolitis to be varied. To describe medication use at the seven study hospitals from a recent multi-centre randomised controlled trial on hydration in bronchiolitis (comparative[…][]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Summary COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) makes it hard for you to breathe. The two main types are chronic bronchitis and emphysema . The main cause of COPD is long-term exposure to substances that irritate and damage the lungs. This is usually cigarette smoke. Air pollution, chemical fumes, or dust[…][]

  • Asthma

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common comorbidities in patients with asthma. Gastroesophageal reflux disease can be linked to difficult-to-control asthma. Current management includes gastric acid suppression therapy and surgical antireflux procedures. The LINX procedure is a novel surgical[…][]

  • Low Back Pain

    As a result, stabilization exercises increase diaphragm muscle thickness and improve lumbopelvic stability in women with low back pain.[] Diaphragm is an important component of spinal stability.[] However, there were no significant changes in diaphragm motion in both groups (p 0.05).[]

  • Rib Fracture

    Patients were categorized into 2 groups and analyzed: those who had more than one severe rib fracture in low ribs on the ipsilateral side of the diaphragm injury (Severe group[]

  • Hypophosphatemia

    When phosphate is low, muscles do not function well, in particular the respiratory muscles (including the diaphragm).[] Low serum phosphate does not necessary mean low intracellular phosphate; therefore, it is always important to clinically assess the patient for physical manifestations of[]

  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax

    The frequency of symptomatic iatrogenic pneumothorax after EMG appears to be low, and examinations of serratus anterior and diaphragm carry the highest risk.[] The highest frequency of pneumothorax was observed with examination of serratus anterior (0.445%) and diaphragm (0.149%).[]

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