Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Dr Laughlin Dawes


Routine morphology scan.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

This coronal obstetric ultrasound (head to right of image, thorax center, abdomen left) shows the stomach and heart both within the thorax. The diaphragm can be seen as a vertical curved echogenic line separating abdomen and thorax. The heart is displaced to the fetus right.

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Case information

rID: 36006
Published: 12th May 2015
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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