Cite this page: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachdiaphragmatichernia.html. Accessed December 18th, 2017.
Definition / general
- Defective closure of diaphragm, usually left sided
- Hernia sac usually contains all/part of stomach
- May cause newborn respiratory insufficiency
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