Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Dr Ahmad Thuaimer

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Newborn with respiratory distress

Patient Data

Age: 2 days
Gender: Female
X-ray

The left hemithorax demonstrates a multiloculated lucency continuous with the abdominal gas shadow. The patient is intubated. Nasogastric tube passes into the abdomen. Umbilical catheter in situ. 

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Case information

rID: 24286
Case created: 5th Aug 2013
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
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