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Absence of diaphragm, left

DA: 183

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: Congenital absence of the diaphragm is a rare condition where part or all of the diaphragm missing.The thoracic diaphragm is a sheet of muscle extending across the bottom of the ribcage. The diaphragm separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity and performs an important function in respiration


  • the complete absence of hemidiaphragm.

Developmental anomaly parent: Thoracic diaphragm, absence of

Topology: Human body > Thorax

System: Human body > musculoskeletal system. > Muscles

Developmental anomaly category: Agenesis

Case records MDB119, MDB391, MDB434, MDB483
Observed in MDB cases
Observed in combinaisons (MDB)
Observed in malformative diseases (MDB)
Associated genes in profile
Associated genes in malformative diseases
Associated chromosomal diseases
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Associated developmental anomalies

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Last modified: 2009-01-06 17:57:40 by farideh

Created: 2008-05-12 02:00:00 by phsaw

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