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231 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 » Last reviewed[radiologymasterclass.co.uk] – 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[radiologymasterclass.co.uk]

  • Bronchiolitis

    Pediatr Pulmonol. 2017 May;52(5):E22-E25. doi: 10.1002/ppul.23571. Epub 2016 Sep 18. Author information 1 Department of Pediatrics, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Republic of Korea. Abstract Migrating pulmonary lesions in children are uncommon, and most are caused by eosinophilic lung disease and parasite,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Intern Med. 2017;56(13):1701-1704. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.56.7577. Epub 2017 Jul 1. Author information 1 Department of Respiratory Medicine, Hamamatsu Rosai Hospital, Japan. 2 Second Department of Internal Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan. 3 Department of Diagnostic Pathology, Hamamatsu[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Asthma

    British Guideline on the Management of Asthma The Guideline and Quick Reference Guide are available to download in Acrobat pdf format. 2005 Update to the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma originally published in February 2003 2005 Update to the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma - Volumatic[…][web.archive.org]

  • 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] No treatment is of unequivocal benefit but a low FODMAPs diet, probiotics and the non-absorbable antibiotic rifaximin offer some hope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Heart Murmur

    The stethoscope's bell can be helpful with low pitched sounds while the diaphragm is used for medium or high pitched sounds.[practicalclinicalskills.com] Pitch Evaluation of the heart murmur's pitch should be made by classifying the pitch (frequency) as low, medium or high.[easyauscultation.com] Pitch Evaluation of the murmur's pitch should be made by classifying the pitch (frequency) as low, medium or high.[practicalclinicalskills.com]

  • Diaphragm Disorder

    Fluoroscopy of the diaphragm has been extensively used to evaluate diaphragmatic function.[blogs.nejm.org] A chest X-ray may show unilateral or bilateral hemidiaphragm elevation, low lung volumes, and associated atelectasis.[clinicaladvisor.com] […] moves up and down during breathing, penetrating trauma to various parts of the torso may injure the diaphragm; penetrating injuries as high as the third rib and as low as[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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

  • Iatrogenic Pneumothorax

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

  • Diaphragmitis

    […] as low as 2 psig (35 psig max.) and available in 4 plunger sizes.[bruinpumps.com] A pessary is a plastic device, similar to a vaginal contraceptive diaphragm.[voicesforpfd.org] There are many variations to the basic model such as MK61 (high sensitivity, low droop), MK601/MK602 (high flow version) and MK60HP (high pressure version).[braecosales.com.au]

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