Treating traumatic injuries of the diaphragm

  title={Treating traumatic injuries of the diaphragm},
  author={Sankalp Dwivedi and P. Banode and P. Gharde and M. Bhatt and Sudhakar Ratanlal Johrapurkar},
  journal={Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock},
  pages={173 - 176}
Traumatic diaphragmatic injury (DI) is a unique clinical entity that is usually occult and can easily be missed. Their delayed presentation can be due to the delayed rupture of the diaphragm or delayed detection of diaphragmatic rupture, making the accurate diagnosis of DI challenging to the trauma surgeons. An emergency laparotomy and thorough exploration followed by the repair of the defect is the gold standard for the management of these cases. We report a case of blunt DI in an elderly… Expand
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