2,437 Possible Causes for Low Diaphragm

  • Bronchiolitis

    Case A 4 month-old male presents with a 3 day history of low grade fever and runny nose.[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu] Risk factors for severe disease and/or complications: Prematurity ( Low birth weight Age less than 12 weeks Chronic lung disease (eg, cystic fibrosis, bronchopulmonary dysplasia[patient.info] ELISA or DFA of nasal washings of culture, and these tests have excellent sensitivity and specificity Chest X-ray can show peribronchial cuffing, air trapping, flattened diaphragms[pedclerk.bsd.uchicago.edu]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    This surgery removes damaged lung tissue and creates more space for the diaphragm to move and help pull air into the lungs.[intermountainhealthcare.org] Note the barrow chest and flap diaphragm.[physio-pedia.com] A lateral chest X-ray of a person with emphysema: Note the barrel chest and flat diaphragm.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • 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 »[radiologymasterclass.co.uk] Prognosis is worse in patients who continue to smoke, are alpha-1-antitrypsin deficient, have low FEV 1 at time of diagnosis, or have other comorbidities (e.g. heart failure[radiopaedia.org] This is thought to enhance lung recoil and to improve the function of the diaphragm.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Asthma
  • Viral Lower Respiratory Infection

    Observe the chest movements (for example, looking for splinting of the diaphragm).[patient.info] In this age group beware: Atypical and viral infections (especially pneumonia) may have only low-grade fever or no fever.[patient.info]

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    These can cause: a need to pee more often than usual pain or discomfort when peeing sudden urges to pee feeling as though you're unable to empty your bladder fully pain low[nhsinform.scot] Diaphragms can increase bacteria growth, while unlubricated condoms and spermicides can cause irritation.[webmd.com] Increased risk in pregnant women of delivering low birth weight or premature infants.[mayoclinic.org]

  • Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection

    Chest radiographs showed low lung volumes and bilateral elevated hemidiaphragms ( Figure 1c ).[nature.com] Respiratory failure persisted and starting from the first day of life, chest radiographs showed low lung volumes and bilateral elevated hemidiaphragms, which was initially[nature.com] Critical illness and mechanical ventilation: effects on the diaphragm .[nature.com]

  • Patulous Eustachian Tube

    Clinicians can simulate the symptoms by talking and breathing into the diaphragm of their stethoscopes.[clinicalgate.com] In subjects with patulous tubes, thresholds of low tones were significantly elevated more than in normal controls because sound presented in the ear was masked by the noise[clinicalgate.com]

  • Low Chloride

    The diaphragm electrolysis process Dulco Lyse ensures: Very low chlorate content Accurate metering and process control Environmentally friendly, highly effective disinfection[prominent.com] No corrosion, thanks to extremely low chloride content Economical production on-site from water and table salt Long-term freedom from germs, without the need to transport[prominent.com]

  • Diaphragm Disorder

    Low IC that falls still further in supine Definitive : fluoroscopy. sniff test 37.[slideshare.net] Show Summary Details Disorders of the thoracic cage and diaphragm Chapter: Disorders of the thoracic cage and diaphragm John M.[oxfordmedicine.com] But you have to be able to use and take care of it properly and be at low risk for STDs .[webmd.com]

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