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Late Presentation of Post-Traumatic Diaphragmatic Eventration

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 3)

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Page : 340-343

Keywords : Diaphragmatic Eventration; Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgery; CTVS;

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A 36 years old male presented to the department of Cardio Thoracic Vascular Surgery (CTVS) with history of chest pain, cough, shortness of breath and fever of 1month duration. Past history- History of penetrating neck injury on the left side at the base of neck 10 years ago, following which there was a decline in motor function in his left upper limb.He undergoneexploration of the wound, following which motor functionimproved. On presentation his X- Ray chest PA view showedelevated left dome of diaphragm with fundic gas bubble visible in the mediastinum. Plication of the diaphragm was undertaken to relieve the patient of his symptoms and arrest any further complications that may arise as a result of the eventration.

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