Fibrous fusion between the liver and the lung: an unusual complication of right congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

@article{Katz1998FibrousFB,
  title={Fibrous fusion between the liver and the lung: an unusual complication of right congenital diaphragmatic hernia.},
  author={Simone Katz and Dvora Kidron and Ita Litmanovitz and Ilan Erez and Zipora Dolfin},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={766-7}
}
A congenital right diaphragmatic hernia was diagnosed in a full-term newborn who presented with respiratory distress at the age of 10 hours. The patient required respiratory support, and was operated on at age 6 days. During surgery, a central defect of the diaphragm was found. The herniated liver was only partially reducible because of intrathoracic adhesions. The patient died at 10 days of age as a result of persistent fetal circulation. Postmortem pathological examination demonstrated a… CONTINUE READING

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