Congenital diaphragmatic hernia

Case contributed by Dr. Naqibullah Foladi

Presentation

Irritability.

Patient Data

Age: 2 months
Gender: Female
X-ray

Chest radiograph is showing some round lucencies in the left hemithorax suspicious for bowel loops.

After injection of non-ionic contrast material through NG tube, the delayed image reveals the opacified stomach, small intestine and proximal large bowel located in the left hemithorax.

Fluoroscopy

Non-ionic contrast material infused through the NG tube and the delayed radiograph reveals the opacified stomach, small intestine and proximal large bowel located in the left hemithorax.

Case Discussion

The features described above are consistent with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. The patient was not diagnosed antenatally.

 

This case is also contributed by Dr. M.M.S.Hoshang.

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Case information

rID: 72344
Published: 21st Nov 2019
Last edited: 21st Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included