Morgagni's hernia is an uncommon type of diaphragmatic hernia fairly exceptional in pediatric age. A case of Morgagni's hernia, observed by chance in a 15-month-old infant, is presented. The authors present the fundamental embryogenic stages of the diaphragm and stress the clinical manifestations and diagnostic procedures to reach the diagnosis, as well as the advantages of early treatment in order to prevent possible complications.

[Morgagni's hernia in infancy]

CAMOGLIO, Francesco Saverio;BAGGIO, Elda;OTTOLENGHI, Alberto
1997

Abstract

Morgagni's hernia is an uncommon type of diaphragmatic hernia fairly exceptional in pediatric age. A case of Morgagni's hernia, observed by chance in a 15-month-old infant, is presented. The authors present the fundamental embryogenic stages of the diaphragm and stress the clinical manifestations and diagnostic procedures to reach the diagnosis, as well as the advantages of early treatment in order to prevent possible complications.
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