A Rare Case of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia With Ectopic Liver and Absent Pericardium

Ganesh S. Kamath, Shirish Borkar, Aman Chauhan, Bedjirgi Chidanand, Nitin Kashyap, Raj Warrier

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Abstract

We present a 37-year-old woman with a rare combination of absent pericardium with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Only 3 patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernia with complete absence of pericardium and ectopic liver have been described, and all of them were neonates. This interesting case gives us an opportunity to study the natural history of this rare combination of anatomic defect and consolidate the existing scarce data on this condition.

Original languageEnglish
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume89
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-05-2010

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

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