[Diaphragmatic hernia with omental vessels delineated by computed tomography].

@article{Masuo1999DiaphragmaticHW,
  title={[Diaphragmatic hernia with omental vessels delineated by computed tomography].},
  author={Takashige Masuo and Yuzuru Mita and Kunio Dobashi and Yutaka Koga and Mitsuyoshi Utsugi and Masatoshi Akiyama and Y Umegae and Masahide Mori},
  journal={Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai zasshi = the journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={495-8}
}
A 50-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for the evaluation of a blunted left costophrenic angle on chest roentgenograms. Chest non-enhanced computed tomographic (CT) scans demonstrated the omentum as a crescent-shaped, fat-dense, mass-like shadow on the left dorsal thoracic wall, contiguous with the abdominal cavity and floating. Omental vessels were recognized as funicular water densities running in the superior-to-inferior direction. Magnetic resonance imaging disclosed that the… CONTINUE READING