[A late post-traumatic diaphragmatic hernia revealed by a tension fecopneumothorax (a case report)].

@article{Kafih2009ALP,
  title={[A late post-traumatic diaphragmatic hernia revealed by a tension fecopneumothorax (a case report)].},
  author={Mohammed Kafih and Rachid Boufettal},
  journal={Revue de pneumologie clinique},
  year={2009},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={23-6}
}
INTRODUCTION Post-traumatic diaphragmatic hernia is a particular lesion in traumatology that may be neglected. Thus, the diagnosis may be delayed for a few days to several months and only be made following a complication. The left diaphragmatic cupola is the most touched. Tension fecopneumothorax following diaphragmatic hernia perforation in the pleural cavity is a rare but particularly severe complication of traumatic diaphragmatic hernia. CASE REPORT A 68-year-old man was admitted for acute… CONTINUE READING
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