Congenital diaphragmatic hernia presenting as splenic rupture in an adult

Bruce W. Robb, Michael F. Reed

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Abstract

We present the case of a 66-year-old man with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia and splenic rupture. The adult presentation of congenital posterolateral diaphragmatic (Bochdalek) hernia is rare. We describe the operative approach and provide a brief review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume81
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2006

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Splenic Rupture
Diaphragmatic Hernia
Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernias

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia presenting as splenic rupture in an adult. / Robb, Bruce W.; Reed, Michael F.

In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 81, No. 3, 01.03.2006.

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