Intercostal lung hernia in a 7-year-old boy

Anindya Chattopadhyay, M. YogaNagendhar, Bhanu Prakash, Vijayakumar

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Abstract

The authors report a case of a lateral chest wall lung hernia, which was presumably congenital. Lung herniations are extremely rare, and congenital herniation of the lung through an apparently intact thoracic cage has not yet been reported. The hernia was repaired by the interposition of a polypropylene mesh. The literature of this rare condition is briefly reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1432-1433
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume39
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2004
Externally publishedYes

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Chattopadhyay, A., YogaNagendhar, M., Prakash, B., & Vijayakumar (2004). Intercostal lung hernia in a 7-year-old boy. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 39(9), 1432-1433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2004.05.027