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Hernias, Diaphragmatic, Congenital MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Hernias, Diaphragmatic, Congenital
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Scope Note
Protrusion of abdominal structures into the THORAX as a result of embryologic defects in the DIAPHRAGM often present in the neonatal period. It can be isolated, syndromic, non-syndromic or be a part of chromosome abnormality. Associated pulmonary hypoplasia and PULMONARY HYPERTENSION can further complicate stabilization and surgical intervention.
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Agenesis of Hemidiaphragm
Bochdalek Hernia
Bochdalek Hernias
Congenital Diaphragmatic Defect
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias
Morgagni Hernia
Morgagni Hernias
Morgagni's Hernia
Morgagni's Hernias
Unilateral Agenesis of Diaphragm
Public MeSH Note
2015; see HERNIA, DIAPHRAGMATIC 2010-2014
History Note
2015; use HERNIA, DIAPHRAGMATIC 2010-2014
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Hernias, Diaphragmatic, Congenital Preferred
Bochdalek Hernias Narrower
Morgagni Hernias Narrower
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