Current Pediatric Research

- Current Pediatric Research (2008) Volume 12, Issue 1

Unusual case of congenital diaphragmatic hernia - A case report

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia generally presents with severe respiratory distress in the neonatal period and usually occurs once in every 2,000-3500 births. Although a late presen-tation is uncommon, congenital diaphragmatic hernia should be considered in the differential diagnosis of any child with unusual respiratory or gastrointestinal symptoms and abnormal chest radiographic findings.

Author(s): G. Chetan, K.S. Sreerag, Rathisharmila R, J. Barath, P. Narayanan, S. Jagdish, Vishnu Bhat B.

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