Accessory diaphragm Report of 6 cases and a review of the literature

  title={Accessory diaphragm Report of 6 cases and a review of the literature},
  author={Dr. med. L. Wille and W H Holthusen and E. Willich},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Six cases of accessory diaphragm, associated with respiratory symptoms are reported and of them two have so far been proved, by operation and autopsy, respectively. The described 15 cases in the medical literature are reviewed. The acessory diaphragm consists of a fibromuscular membrane separating the affected hemithorax into two cavities and in three cases a nerve supply has been reported. The diagnosis can be made by simple frontal and lateral roentgenograms of the chest. Typically they show… CONTINUE READING
3 Citations
14 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-3 of 3 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 14 references

Accessory diaphragm

  • W. S. Davis, R. P. Allen
  • Radiol . Clin . N . Amer .
  • 1973

Zur Anatomic und Entwicklung des menschlichen Zwerchfells

  • H. H. Loetzke
  • Zentr .Org . ges . Chit .
  • 1972

Development of human diaphragm and pleural sacs

  • L. J. Wells
  • Dis . Chest .
  • 1966

Malformation of the lung associated with accessory diaphragm

  • E. V. Tomkinson
  • J . Thorac . Surg .
  • 1957

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…