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Case 556

Blunt left diaphragmatic rupture with stomach and bowel loop herniation

Author(s)
M. Wintermark, P. Schnyder
 
Patient
male, 37 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 25.10.2000
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.556
  • Section Chest Imaging
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Resident
  • Views 12258
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  • Figure 1
    Blunt left diaphragmatic rupture with stomach and bowel loop herniation
     

    Admission front CT scout view displays a blurred, elevated left diaphragm. A wide band pulmonary atelectasis and a right subpulmonary pneumothorax are also depicted

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Blunt left diaphragmatic rupture with stomach and bowel loop herniation;

    Intrathoracic herniation of the stomach and bowel loops consecutive to left diaphragmatic rupture - Spiral CT section (3-mm) on T12 level demonstrates an intrathoracic herniation of the stomach (star) and bowel loops...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Blunt left diaphragmatic rupture with stomach and bowel loop herniation;

    Two-dimensional coronal-oblique reconstruction of a left diaphragmatic rupture with gastric herniation - A two-dimensional coronal-oblique reconstruction allows for the identification of an abrupt diaphragmatic...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Blunt left diaphragmatic rupture with stomach and bowel loop herniation;
     
     
Admission front CT scout view displays a blurred, elevated left diaphragm. A wide band pulmonary atelectasis and a right subpulmonary pneumothorax are also depicted
 
Intrathoracic herniation of the stomach and bowel loops consecutive to left diaphragmatic rupture - Spiral CT section (3-mm) on T12 level demonstrates an intrathoracic herniation of the stomach (star) and bowel loops (arrows), thus confirming the diagnosis of diaphragmatic rupture
 
Two-dimensional coronal-oblique reconstruction of a left diaphragmatic rupture with gastric herniation - A two-dimensional coronal-oblique reconstruction allows for the identification of an abrupt diaphragmatic interruption (arrows), with herniation of the stomach (star) through it
 
 
 
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