Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Dr Laughlin Dawes

Presentation

Routine morphology scan.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

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
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 28th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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