Congenital diaphragmatic hernia
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Appearances of congenital diaphragmatic hernia with the tip of the NGT is projected over the lower left chest in keeping with herniation of the stomach. Paucity of gas in the abdomen.
Hypoplastic left lung. Left apical capping reflecting pleural fluid. Marked body wall oedema.
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Congenital diaphragmatic hernias are relatively common, occurring in 1 in ~3000 births. Pulmonary hypoplasia of the ipsilateral lung is a common complication.