Diaphragmatic lung hernia
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Bell, D. Diaphragmatic lung hernia. Reference article, Radiopaedia.org. (accessed on 19 Oct 2021) https://radiopaedia.org/articles/89662?iframe=true
A diaphragmatic lung hernia (plural: hernias or herniae) is extremely rare, characterized by a lung herniation through the diaphragm into the abdominal cavity. There has been a single case report 2.
This is not to be confused with the far more common congenital or traumatic diaphragmatic hernias.
- 1. Bhalla M, Leitman BS, Forcade C, Stern E, Naidich DP, McCauley DI. Lung hernia: radiographic features. (1990) AJR. American journal of roentgenology. 154 (1): 51-3. doi:10.2214/ajr.154.1.2104725 - Pubmed
- 2. Beale: On a Case of Hernia of the Lung through the Diaphragm. Lancet, 1882, I, 139.
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