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Traumatic diaphragmatic herniation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16391456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Traumatic diaphragmatic hernia is rare in children. Left-sided Herniations are seen in 90%. The diagnosis is often delayed for months to years because of its rarity and overshadowing injuries. Chest/abdominal radiographs and, in particular cases, computed tomography and ultrasound improve the accuracy of diagnosis. We report two cases of traumatic diaphragmatic rupture in children. The history of trauma along with plain X-rays/barium study was diagnostic in both the cases.
Kamal Nain Rattan; Sarita Magu; Kanupriya Agrawal; Simmi Ratan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2005 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-01-04     Completed Date:  2006-07-11     Revised Date:  2009-07-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  985-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Pt. B.D. Sharma PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Child, Preschool
Hernia, Diaphragmatic, Traumatic / radiography*
Radiography, Thoracic

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