diaphragmatic hernia

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Noun1.diaphragmatic hernia - hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
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The reason for the occurrence of this type of diaphragmatic hernia is congenital defect of the diaphragm between its sternal and costal parts.
He was born with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia IAN COOPER
The rarely reported sites include 1 central diaphragmatic hernia, 2 bilateral and 1 transdiaphragmatic intercostal hernia.
Diaphragmatic hernia of uterus with two fetuses in thorax and one fetus in abdomen was diagnosed in cat.
Left diaphragmatic eventration diagnosed as congenital diaphragmatic hernia by prenatal sonography.
Acute pancreatitis complicating a diaphragmatic hernia is rare and multiple theories have been proposed to explain it.
While TDR represents only 5% of all diaphragmatic hernias, it is responsible for 90% of hernias that eventually become incarcerated, and most manifest within three years of the injury [1].
Four fetuses had congenital diaphragmatic hernias (one right sided and three left sided).
Bradley Tweedy from Bedlington was born with a tracheoesophageal fistula and atresia, and a right- sided diaphragmatic hernia, forcing him to spend the first year of life in hospital fighting for his life.
Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia (TDH) is an uncommon injury and a marker of severe trauma.
Little Samuel Wilson has battled to stay alive every day of his life after he was born with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) - a condition that meant his stomach and intestines developed in his chest cavity because of a hole in his diaphragm.
The newborn was investigated and found to have right-sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

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