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  • Published in Annali italiani di chirurgia 2006

Paraesophageal hernia in childhood.

  title={Paraesophageal hernia in childhood.},
  author={Konstantin Koulopoulos and Spiridon Kostelestos and Georgios Christopoulos-Geroulanos and Georgios Mauridis and Nikoleta Kalantzi and Nicolas Condilis and Christos Plataras and Kyriakos Skanavis and Dimitrios Kerammidas},
  journal={Annali italiani di chirurgia},
  volume={77 1},
AIM OF THE STUDY Paraesophageal hernia is a particularly rare condition in childhood. Sometimes it is possible to have an asymptomatic course and to be discovered incidentally. Anyway there are no more than 20 reported cases of which only two are well studied and documented to be real paraesophageal hernias. CASE REPORT Patients were all over 4 years old except for our little patient which was 18 months old, the only infant reported with this condition. On the contrary it is the most common… CONTINUE READING

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