Cite this page: Congenital diaphragmatic hernia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stomachdiaphragmatichernia.html. Accessed March 25th, 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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