Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Second pregnancy. Gestational age 25 weeks. No complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 32 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Normal fetal situs.  

There is polyhydramnios. Mild ascites.

Right sided gross pleural effusion with resulting in right lung collapse.  Left sided moderate pleural effusion with collapsed lung.There is a large defect involving posterior aspect of left hemidiaphrgam. There is herniation bowel and left lobe liver into the left hemithorax. 

Stomach bubble is seen occasionally in and out of left hemithorax.

The rest of the fetal anatomical survey was normal.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest left sided, posterior diaphragmatic hernia.

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Case Information

rID: 49736
Case created: 1st Dec 2016
Last edited: 5th Dec 2016
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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