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WARREN ALPERT MEDICAL SCHOOL OF BROWN UNIVERSITY

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
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WHAT IS DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA (CDH)?

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Below are a few Images related to congenital diaphragmatic hernia in fetuses and infants. As the Images are meant to illustrate these medical conditions, they are graphic in nature and may not be suitable for viewing by everyone. If you have any concerns or questions, you can always contact us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View through an abdominal incision of a diaphragmatic hernia. Arrow points to the hole in the diaphragm, allowing communication with the left chest cavity
Chest X-ray of a newborn child with a left-sided diaphragmatic hernia. Note the presence of multiple air shadows (dark spots) over the lung, indicating loops of intestines
Large bowel loop herniated into the chest cavity through a small diaphragmatic hernia

 

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