Bilateral congenital posterolateral diaphragmatic hernia.

Abstract

A female neonate with bilateral congenital posterolateral diaphragmatic hernia is presented. The correct diagnosis was established only after repair of the left hemidiaphragm. Repair of the right hemidiaphragm failed to prevent a downhill course with progressive respiratory failure which led to her death. This extremely rare anomaly is discussed in view of… (More)

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