Congenital diaphragmatic hernia presenting as intestinal obstruction

  • Hagith Nagar
  • Published 2004 in Pediatric Surgery International


From 5% to 30% of congenital diaphragmatic hernias present in the post-neonatal period and are often misdiagnosed as pneumonia or pneumothorax. The prognosis is favorable in cases without bowel incarceration. Surgical cure of a strangulated Bochdalek hernia in a 22-month-old girl is described. 
DOI: 10.1007/BF00173361


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@article{Nagar2004CongenitalDH, title={Congenital diaphragmatic hernia presenting as intestinal obstruction}, author={Hagith Nagar}, journal={Pediatric Surgery International}, year={2004}, volume={8}, pages={341-342} }