"Diaphragmatic Eventration" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A congenital abnormality characterized by the elevation of the DIAPHRAGM dome. It is the result of a thinned diaphragmatic muscle and injured PHRENIC NERVE, allowing the intra-abdominal viscera to push the diaphragm upward against the LUNG.
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