hemidiaphragm


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hemidiaphragm

[¦he·mē′dī·ə‚fram]
(anatomy)
A lateral half of a diaphragm.
(medicine)
Diaphragm with normal muscle development only on one side.
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Computed tomography angiography (CTA) of the chest demonstrated a mass involving the right hemidiaphragm and right atrium.
Upon entrance into the intraperitoneal cavity there was evidence of peritoneal implants on at the dome of the right hemidiaphragm.
The open lymphatic lacunae on the under surface of the right hemidiaphragm and the lymphoid aggregate in the omentum absorb fluid, leading to bulky accumulations of concentrated mucus.
A chest X-ray showed an elevation of the left hemidiaphragm.
The omentum, peritoneal surfaces of the right hemidiaphragm, posterior cul-de-sac and right upper quadrant, and serosal surfaces of the uterus, bladder, and rectosigmoid colon had serous carcinoma characterized by highly cellular complex papillae, slitlike glandular spaces, and occasional cribriform glands.
A transition point was identified in the right upper quadrant, with incarceration of omentum and colon through a 2 cm defect in the posterolateral right hemidiaphragm, producing a Richter's hernia.
On CT, a colon segment was observed between the liver and the right hemidiaphragm extending to the right hemithorax (Picture 2, a-b).
Postoperatively, the patient displayed no signs or symptoms of Horner syndrome, nor did he exhibit an elevated hemidiaphragm.
In the sixth animal, stimulation was only conducted with one electrode in the right hemidiaphragm because both electrodes in the left side failed to work and it was determined later at autopsy that the left electrodes had dislodged for reasons mentioned earlier.
The liver is located under the right hemidiaphragm and is divided into left and right lobes, with the larger right lobe being divided further into the caudate and quadrate lobes.
On the chest radiograph, Bochdalek hernias can present as a focal bulge in the hemidiaphragm or as a mass adjacent to the posteromedial aspect of either hemidiaphragm.