Morgagni hernia: a rare form of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.

  title={Morgagni hernia: a rare form of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.},
  author={Barbara Robnett-Filly and Ruth B. Goldstein and Dan Sampior and Marvin Hom},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  volume={22 5},
A congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs in approximately 1 per 2000 pregnancies. Most CDHs that are recognized in utero are of the Bochdalek type, resulting from a posterior defect in the diaphragm. Morgagni hernias result from an anterior defect and are the least common type of CDH (5%). They are rarely seen in utero. Furthermore, when they are seen in utero, they may be mischaracterized. We present a case of an unusual type of Morgagni hernia diagnosed in utero. The type of Morgagni… CONTINUE READING

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